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Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? – SEC

Editorial Staff January 8, 2024

Who's Moving Where In Wealth Management? – SEC

The latest moves and appointments in wealth management in the Americas.

Securities and Exchange Commission
Securities and Exchange Commission Commissioner Mark T Uyeda (pictured) was sworn in for his second term at the US regulator on December 28, 2023. 

Uyeda began his first term as an SEC Commissioner on June 30, 2022, after being nominated by President Joseph Biden and confirmed by the US Senate for a term expiring in 2023. In June 2023, President Biden nominated Commissioner Uyeda for a term expiring in 2028.

In addition to his service as a Commissioner, Uyeda has served on the SEC staff in several roles from 2006 to 2022, including as senior advisor to chairman Jay Clayton, senior advisor to acting chairman Michael S Piwowar, and counsel to Commissioner Paul S Atkins. He also served in various staff positions in the division of investment management and on detail from the SEC to the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs as a securities counsel to the committee's minority staff.

Prior to joining the SEC, Uyeda served as chief advisor to the California Corporations Commissioner, the state’s securities regulator. He also worked as an attorney at the law firms of K&L Gates (formerly known as Kirkpatrick & Lockhart) in Washington, DC and O’Melveny & Myers in Los Angeles.

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