SEC Meets With StudentsBy
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler and Investor Advocate Rick Fleming met with students and faculty from the University of Texas at Arlington in June 2021 as part of the SEC’s University Roundtable series. Students presented on diversity and disclosure in investment management and crypto exchange-traded funds.
The roundtables are opportunities for students and faculty to provide input to the SEC on issues surrounding rulemaking and policy. Students prepare for their presentations as an academic development exercise—planning the subject matter, developing content, conducting research, drafting materials, and presenting—while faculty serve as advisors.
“These roundtables are valuable opportunities to obtain diverse input from university communities across the U.S.,” said Fleming. Earlier sessions have included the University of Chicago, Seton Hall University, the University of San Diego, and Yeshiva University and covered topics such as cryptocurrencies; environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues; gamification; special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs); and more.