NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 – Troy A. Paredes has joined PwC US as a senior strategy & policy advisor in the firm's financial services regulatory practice. He will advise client boards of directors and senior executives with regard to business strategy, governance, risk management, and other areas.
Troy was a Commissioner at the Securities and Exchange Commission for five years, from August 2008 until August 2013. He served throughout the financial crisis and during Dodd-Frank's implementation.
“Regulation is among the business community's top concerns these days, confirmed again by our global and US CEO survey, and Troy provides our clients and other stakeholders with the practical expertise needed to navigate this rapidly evolving and increasingly important environment,” said Bob Moritz, PwC’s US Chairman and Senior Partner.
Before becoming an SEC Commissioner, Troy was a professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis and a professor of business at Washington University’s Olin Business School (by courtesy). Previously, he was a corporate lawyer at several prominent law firms, including O’Melveny & Myers, Steptoe & Johnson, and Irell & Manella.
Troy holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from UC Berkeley and earned his JD from Yale Law School. He is the author of numerous articles on financial regulation, corporate governance, innovation, and behavioral economics. He also is a co-author of a multi-volume treatise on securities regulation.
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