Analysis

6 Topics To Watch As Gensler Interviews For Top SEC Job

Law360 (March 1, 2021, 9:51 PM EST) -- Gary Gensler, the former Goldman Sachs executive-turned-financial regulatory hawk, will undoubtedly face questions on the recent GameStop trading frenzy, climate disclosures and other hot-button issues Tuesday when he defends his nomination to lead the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

The U.S. Senate Banking Committee has scheduled a nomination hearing Tuesday morning for both Gensler, the Obama-era Commodity Futures Trading Commission chair tapped to helm the SEC, and Rohit Chopra, President Joe Biden's pick to lead the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

Known as a tough enforcer during his time at the CFTC, Gensler's nomination has not been considered especially controversial and is not expected...

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?
Ask a question!