SIFMA Statement on Senate Confirmation of Elad Roisman as SEC Commissioner

Washington, D.C., September 5, 2018 – SIFMA today released the following statement from Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., SIFMA president and CEO, on the Senate confirmation of Elad Roisman as Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC):

“We congratulate Elad Roisman on his confirmation as SEC commissioner and look forward to working with him on issues of importance to investors that enhance our capital markets, help stimulate economic growth and create jobs.”


SIFMA is the leading trade association for broker-dealers, investment banks and asset managers operating in the U.S. and global capital markets. On behalf of our industry’s nearly 1 million employees, we advocate on legislation, regulation and business policy, affecting retail and institutional investors, equity and fixed income markets and related products and services. We serve as an industry coordinating body to promote fair and orderly markets, informed regulatory compliance, and efficient market operations and resiliency. We also provide a forum for industry policy and professional development. SIFMA, with offices in New York and Washington, D.C., is the U.S. regional member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA). For more information, visit