How Recent Executive Orders May Affect SEC And CFTC

Law360, New York (May 1, 2017, 2:34 PM EDT) -- Since his inauguration, President Donald Trump has taken aggressive action in directing federal agencies to take steps to scale back regulations. Taken collectively, these executive directives clearly evidence a sweeping deregulatory agenda. This article examines specific executive orders that relate to the financial services industry and how those orders may affect the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Background

Article II, Section 1 of the U.S. Constitution provides that "[t]he executive Power shall be vested in a President of the United States of America." In Section 3, the Constitution directs that the president "shall take...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Beta
Ask a question!