SEC Chair Nominee Gensler Advanced by Senate Banking Panel (1)

March 10, 2021, 7:52 PM

Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee advances President Joe Biden’s nomination of Gary Gensler to lead the Securities and Exchange Commission to a vote in the full chamber.

  • Panel voted 14-10 in favor
  • Committee vote tied 12-12 on approving Rohit Chopra to be director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which under Senate rules effectively sends the nomination on to a full floor vote
  • Related: Gensler Targets Broker ‘Gamification’ After Trading Tumult
  • Related: Chopra Faces Harsher Senate Spotlight as Biden’s CFPB Pick

(Updates to add bullets on Chopra vote)

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