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SEC Commish Peirce’s Renomination Sent to Senate

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The White House has sent Hester Peirce’s nomination to be reappointed as a commissioner at the Securities and Exchange Commission to the Senate.

Peirce, a Republican, was sworn in on Jan. 11, 2018. Her second term would expire on June 5, 2025.

SEC Commissioner Robert Jackson, a Democrat, left his SEC seat in February to return to teaching at New York University School of Law.

The White House is expected to nominate Caroline Crenshaw, an attorney at the SEC, to fill Jackson’s seat this year. Crenshaw currently works as an attorney in Jackson’s office.

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer has sent Crenshaw’s name to the White House as a nominee for the post, Reuters reported.

The White House has yet to formally announce Crenshaw’s nomination.