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Securities and Exchange Commissioner Troy Paredes ’96 to Speak on Dodd-Frank and the Future of Financial Regulation

Troy A. Paredes ’96, Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, will be at Yale Law School on Monday, April 11, to deliver a lecture on “Dodd-Frank and the Future of Financial Regulation.” The lecture begins at 4:10 p.m. in the Faculty Lounge and is open to the Yale community. It is sponsored by the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law as part of the Marvin A. Chirelstein Colloquium on Contemporary Issues in Law and Business.

Paredes began serving as U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissioner in August 2008. Before joining the SEC, he was a Professor of Law at Washington University School of Law, and he also held a courtesy appointment at Washington University’s Olin Business School. He taught and researched primarily in the areas of securities regulation and corporate governance. Prior to joining Washington University’s faculty in 2001, he practiced law at several prominent national law firms, working on a variety of transactions and legal matters involving financings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.

He holds a B.A. in economics from the University of California at Berkeley and a J.D. from Yale Law School.