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Gary L. Goldsholle

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Deputy Director, Division of Trading and Markets
Washington, DC, USA

Gary Goldsholle
Deputy Director
Division of Trading and Markets


Gary Goldsholle is Deputy Director of the Division of Trading and Markets at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where he is responsible for the offices of Chief Counsel, Market Supervision, and Clearance and Settlement.

These offices play a critical role in the capital markets and cover a diverse range of topics, including market oversight, equity and fixed income market structure, regulation of exchanges, broker-dealers and clearing agencies, as well as legal and policy matters pertaining to broker-dealers and the operation of the securities markets.

Prior to joining the SEC, Mr. Goldsholle was General Counsel of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB), where he oversaw all legal activities of the MSRB, including market regulation, professional qualifications, enforcement support and corporate governance. Previously, he was Vice President and Associate General Counsel for Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), where he was responsible for regulatory policy and rule development. He also worked in the Office of the Chief Counsel, Division of Trading and Markets at the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). Mr. Goldsholle began his legal career as an associate at Steptoe & Johnson.

Mr. Goldsholle holds a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Duke University, with majors in computer science and economics, a general course certificate from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a law degree from the University of Chicago Law School.


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