NASAA Statement on Confirmations of Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce to Serve on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

WASHINGTON, D.C. (December 22, 2017) — The following is a statement from Joseph P. Borg, President of the North American Securities Administrator Association (NASAA) and Director of the Alabama Securities Commission on the confirmations by the Senate of Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce to serve on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission:

“On behalf of state and provincial securities regulators, I congratulate Robert Jackson and Hester Peirce on their confirmations to serve on the SEC. We look forward to working with Commissioners Jackson and Peirce, their fellow Commissioners Stein and Piwowar, and Chairman Clayton on our shared goal of protecting Main Street investors and the integrity of the securities markets they depend upon for a financially secure retirement.”

NASAA’s membership consists of the securities administrators in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the provinces and territories of Canada, and Mexico. NASAA members are responsible for administering state and provincial securities laws that both serve to protect investors from fraud while also providing regulatory frameworks through which businesses can raise capital.

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Bob Webster | Director of Communications
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