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February 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
5:30 – 6:00pm – Reception
6:00 – 7:00pm – Discussion
Room 290, Stanford Law School
Parking: Wilbur Field Garage, any visitor parking spot.
The Rock Center for Corporate Governance at Stanford Law School and the Corporations and Society Program at the Stanford Graduate School of Business are hosting an evening event with Kara Stein, Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Join us for a speech by Commissioner Stein followed by audience Q&A.
Commissioner Stein was appointed by President Barack Obama to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and was sworn in on August 9, 2013. Commissioner Stein joined the Commission after serving as Senior Policy Advisor for securities and banking matters to U.S. Sen. Jack Reed. From 2009 to 2013, she was Staff Director of the Securities, Insurance, and Investment Subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. During that time, Commissioner Stein played an integral role in drafting and negotiating significant provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Before working in the U.S. Senate, Commissioner Stein was an associate at the law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, an assistant professor with the University of Dayton School of Law, an Advocacy Fellow with the Georgetown University Law Center, and a Skadden Public Interest Fellow. Commissioner Stein received her B.A. from Yale College and J.D. from Yale Law School.