United States Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Gary Gensler is scheduled to testify before the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs in a hearing titled “Oversight of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission” on Sept. 15. The transcript of his speech was released in advance.
Gensler called securities laws a “gold standard” of capital markets. In his 13-page comprehensive discussion of those markets, crypto markets took up about a page and a half, including footnotes.
Per a @BankingGOP aide on @GaryGensler Thursday hearing: “Expect @SenToomey and @BankingGOP to argue that Chairman Gensler’s pursuit of a highly politicized liberal policy agenda has distracted him from fulfilling the @SECGov core mission of protecting investors, maintaining
— Eleanor Terrett (@EleanorTerrett) September 13, 2022
Gensler restated his belief that