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Bill Hunt Named SEC Cloud Center of Excellence Assistant Director

Bill Hunt

Bill Hunt, formerly an executive with the Small Business Administration (SBA), has been appointed to serve as assistant director of the Securities Exchange Commission's (SEC) Cloud Center of Excellence (CCoE). He held a number of executive roles in the federal government, including those with the Office of Management and Budget and the U.S. Digital Service. 

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Anne Neuberger: White House Working on Industrial Control System Security Plan

Anne Neuberger

Anne Neuberger, deputy national security adviser for cyber and emerging technology and a 2021 Wash100 Award winner, said the White House is working with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), energy sector and other organizations on a plan to protect industrial control systems from cyber threats

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Commissioner Elad Roisman to Serve as SEC Acting Chairman

Elad Roisman

Elad Roisman, a commissioner of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), has been appointed to lead the agency on an acting basis, five days after Jay Clayton stepped down as SEC chairman. "I am fully committed to maintaining the steady course that Chairman Clayton charted during his admirable tenure,” Roisman said.

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New SEC Rules Seek to Modernize Infrastructure Used in Equity Market Data Collection, Distribution; Jay Clayton Quoted

Jay Clayton

The Securities and Exchange Commission has implemented rules to update the infrastructure used to collect, consolidate and disseminate market data for national market system stocks. SEC said that the newly adopted rules will upgrade and expand the content of NMS market data and create a decentralized consolidation framework that replaces exclusive securities information processors. 

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Satya Akula to Retire as Amyx President & CEO; Scott Amey Quoted

Satya Akula

Amyx has announced that the company’s president and chief executive officer (CEO), Satya Akula, will retire in Dec. 2020, after a nine-year tenure, Amyx reported on Friday. He will continue to be a stockholder with the company. Bill Schaefer, the current chief operating officer (COO), will succeed Akula as president and CEO. 

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Dun & Bradstreet Announces Close of Initial Public Offering

Dun & Bradstreet

Dun & Bradstreet Holdings has announced the closing of its previously announced initial public offering of 90 million shares of common stock, which has included 11.7 million shares of common stock issued pursuant to the exercise by the underwriters of their option to purchase additional shares in full, the company reported on Tuesday

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Dun & Bradstreet Announces Launch of Initial Public Offering

Dun & Bradstreet

Dun & Bradstreet Holding has launched its initial public offering of 65.75 million shares of its common stock at an anticipated initial public offering price between $19.00 and $21.00 per share pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 previously filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the company reported on Wednesday.

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SEC Proposes Changes to Exempt Offering Framework; Jay Clayton Quoted

The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed amendments to the current exempt offering framework under the Securities Act of 1933 in an effort to expand investment opportunities and advance capital formation. "Emerging companies—from early-stage start-ups seeking seed capital to companies that are on a path to become a public reporting company—use the exempt offering rules to access critical capital needed to create jobs and scale their businesses," SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said in a statement published Wednesday.

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Kristina Littman to Lead SEC Enforcement Division’s Cyber Unit

Kristina Littman, a former staff attorney of the Securities and Exchange Commission, has been appointed to serve as chief within the cyber unit of SEC's Division of Enforcement. She will lead a unit that secures investors and associated markets from cases of cybercrime, succeeding Robert Cohen who stepped down from the role in August, the commission said Monday.

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