SEC Nominees Clear Senate Panel

Law360, New York (June 26, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs has approved the three nominees for the open commissioner positions on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The nominees now face a vote by the full senate.

The Senate panel chaired by Sen. Christopher Dodd (D-Conn.) unanimously cleared SEC nominees Luis Aguilar, Troy Paredes and Elisse Walter on Wednesday.

Seven other nominees for a variety of governmental posts were also approved. Those nominees include candidates for positions with U.S. Treasury Department, the Commerce Department and the President's...
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