by Steve Soter, Senior Director of Product Marketing at Workiva
After an afternoon of committee hearings, the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs voted to confirm Gary Gensler as chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
The final step is a vote by the full Senate, which is expected in the next few weeks.
These days in Washington, every policy announcement and appointment is dissected as hugely significant if not revolutionary. It’s just a fact of life in this seemingly endless pandemic, in this hammered economy, after this presidential election.