Troy Paredes, SEC Commissioner

Troy A. Paredes
Senior Strategy & Policy Advisor

Troy A. Paredes is Senior Strategy & Policy Advisor at PwC. Paredes advises boards of directors and senior executives with regard to business strategy, risk management, financial regulation, and corporate governance.

From August 2008 until August 2013, Paredes was a commissioner at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Paredes served throughout the financial crisis and as the SEC implemented the Dodd-Frank Act and advanced numerous other regulatory initiatives impacting the U.S. capital markets.

Before becoming an SEC Commissioner, Paredes was a professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis and a professor of business (by courtesy) at Washington Universityís Olin Business School. Earlier in his career, Paredes was a corporate lawyer.

Paredes is the author of numerous academic articles on financial regulation, corporate governance, innovation, and behavioral economics. He also is a co-author (beginning with the 4th edition) of a multi-volume securities regulation treatise entitled Securities Regulation.

Paredes holds a bachelorís degree in economics from UC Berkeley and earned his JD from Yale Law School.

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