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‘Sustainable Morality’ – Hester Peirce, Commissioner, US Securities & Exchange Commission

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‘Sustainable Morality’ – Hester Peirce, Commissioner, US Securities & Exchange Commission

December 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Free – $35

Hester M. Peirce was appointed by President Donald J. Trump to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and was sworn in on January 11, 2018.

Prior to joining the SEC, Commissioner Peirce conducted research on the regulation of financial markets at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. She was a Senior Counsel on the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, where she advised Ranking Member Richard Shelby and other members of the Committee on securities issues. Commissioner Peirce served as counsel to SEC Commissioner Paul S. Atkins. She also worked as a Staff Attorney in the SEC’s Division of Investment Management. Commissioner Peirce was an associate at Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (now WilmerHale) and clerked for Judge Roger Andewelt on the Court of Federal Claims.

Commissioner Peirce earned her bachelor’s degree in Economics from Case Western Reserve University and her JD from Yale Law School.

Note:  Registration is open through  Thursday, 12-12-19, at 9am, but walk-ins are welcome dependent upon space availability.  

For Members of the Press:  Please email with your attendance status and the date of attendance. It will be assumed that lunch is NOT requested.   If lunch is requested, please contact me in advance, prior to the date of the event, for registration and payment instructions.

Credit Card payment is non refundable but you may substitute someone in your place for attendance.


December 12, 2019
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Free – $35


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Washington, District of Columbia 20001 United States
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