Compliance Newsflash – June 6, 2018

June 6, 2018

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SEC Announces Agenda for June 14 Investor Advisory Committee Meeting in Atlanta
On May 30, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that the SEC Investor Advisory Committee (IAC) will hold its first-ever meeting outside Washington, D.C. on June 14, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. in Atlanta. In another first, all five SEC Commissioners are planning to hold an “Investing in America” Town Hall in Atlanta on June 13 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. to meet with, and hear from, Main Street investors. For details, please see the event’s webpage.  Both the Town Hall and Investor Advisory Committee meeting will take place at Georgia State University College of Law, 85 Park Place NE, in Atlanta.
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Jeffrey Harris, Chief Economist and Director of the SEC’s Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, to Leave the Agency
On May 29, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that Dr. Jeffrey H. Harris, the Chief Economist and Director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis (DERA) and a Professor of Finance at American University’s Kogod School of Business, will leave the agency at the end of May to return to academia full time.
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