John Polise is the Associate Director, Market Oversight at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Mr. Polise oversees the inspection of all domestic equity and options exchanges, the operation of FINRA, the MSRB and SIPIC. At the SEC Mr. Polise has served as an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement, the Division of Trading and Markets, and the Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations. Mr. Polise was also Counsel to the Chairman of the CFTC and Counsel to the Director, Division of Enforcement at the CFTC. He also held positions at FINRA in both Enforcement and Member Regulation. He began his career as an Associate at Cahill Gordon & Reindel in New York and clerked for the Honorable Stanley Sporkin, US District Court for the District of Columbia. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, magna cum laude in 1985 and is a 1988 graduate of New York University School of Law.