Dean of Law School to Head SEC Corporate Finance Division

By Tom Zanki (June 14, 2021, 6:08 p.m. EDT) – The United States Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday appointed a law professor to head the agency’s Division of Corporation Finance, as the head of a key department that oversees the quality of corporate disclosures like the SEC is looking to flesh out its regulations.

Renee Jones was most recently a Professor and Associate Dean at Boston College Law School, where she taught courses on corporations, securities regulation, startup governance, and financial regulation. She has written several essays, including a 2017 article titled “The Unicorn Governance Trap,” which criticized the governance structures of large private companies called “unicorns”, or those valued at $ 1 …

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