SEC Names ESG Adviser Amid More Progressive Agenda

By Al Barbarino (February 1, 2021, 8:35 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday it has named a former agency attorney and ex-adviser to President Joe Biden as its first ever senior policy adviser for environmental, social and governance regulatory issues.

Satyam Khanna, who was most recently a resident fellow at NYU School of Law's Institute for Corporate Governance and Finance, previously served as counsel to former SEC commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr. and was a litigation associate at McDermott Will & Emery LLP earlier in his career.

Allison Herren Lee, the SEC's acting chair, said in a statement that "having a dedicated advisor on these issues...

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