Tuesday, 27 January 2015
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Feb 18 2014 | 9:25am ET
Stephen Luparello has been named head of the Securities and Exchange Commission's division of trading and markets.
Luparello is a former executive at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and also formerly worked at the SEC and Commodity Futures Trading Commission. He is currently a partner at law firm Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr.
A formal announcement of Luparello's appointment may not come for several weeks.
Luparello will succeed John Ramsay, who had been acting head of the division since 2012. The unit oversees trading firms, brokerages and stock exchanges.
Jan 23 2015 | 1:00pm ET
In our new section, FINtech Focus, we will profile one of these firms each week. While fintech is a broad category, we will be focusing on firms that specifically cater to the alternative investment industry. Read more…