Statement of SEC commissioner-nominee Elad Roisman

Elad Roisman, the President’s nominee to be the next SEC commissioner, is testifying today before the Senate Banking Committee (the committee for which he serves as Chief Counsel). Here is his written statement. Should he be confirmed, he would succeed Michael Piwowar, and could play a significant role regarding the Standards of Conduct Proposal.

George Michael Gerstein advises financial institutions on the fiduciary and prohibited transaction provisions of ERISA. As co-chair of the fiduciary governance group, he assists clients with tracking, and understanding, the numerous fiduciary developments at the federal and state levels, including the rules and regulations of governmental plans. He also advises clients with respect to the fiduciary duty implications of ESG investing.