Elizabeth A. Sandoe serves as a Senior Special Counsel in the Office of Trading Practices of the Division of Trading and Markets at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Previously, she served in the role of Branch Chief. Ms. Sandoe focuses on rules and regulations administered by the Office of Trading Practices, including anti-manipulation rules concerning securities offerings (Regulation M ), the safe harbor for issuer repurchases (Exchange Act Rule 10b-18), rules regarding short sales (Regulation SHO), rules concerning research analysts (Regulation Analyst Certification), and rules governing the publication and submissions of quotations (Exchange Act Rule 15c2-11).
Prior to joining the Commission, Mrs. Sandoe worked as an Assistant General Counsel at PaineWebber, Inc. Ms. Sandoe has a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Providence College, a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School, and an LL. M in Securities and Financial Regulation from Georgetown University Law Center.