The Securities and Exchange Commission said Wednesday that Sarah G. ten Siethoff has been named deputy associate director in the Division of Investment Management’s Rulemaking Office, where she’ll develop rules under the Investment Company and Investment Advisers Acts.
Ten Siethoff also will oversee management of key rulemaking projects related to funds and investment advisors.
She has been a member of the IM division since 2008, serving as assistant director, senior special counsel and senior counsel in the division’s Rulemaking Office.
Prior to her SEC service, ten Siethoff was an associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP from 2000 to 2008.
“She will be a key member of the senior management team” in the IM division, David Grim, director of IM said in a statement.
Norm Champ, former IM director, told ThinkAdvisor in a recent interview that he believes the agency’s chairwoman, Mary Jo White, could press ahead before the election with plans to require advisors to receive a third-party audit as well as enhanced liquidity risk measures for mutual funds and ETFs.
“Sarah is a proven manager of outstanding ability, and her leadership and passion for the SEC’s mission are tremendous assets for the Rulemaking Office,” added Diane Blizzard, associate director of IM’s Rulemaking Office.
Ten Siethoff received her law degree from Yale Law School, a master’s degree in international relations from Yale University, and a bachelor’s degree with highest distinction from the University of Virginia.
She was a case notes editor of the Yale Law Journal and an articles editor of the Yale Journal of International Law. While at the SEC, she received the Excellence in Leadership Award in 2016 and the Manuel F. Cohen Award in 2010, among other honors.