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Joshua Weinberg Named Senior Special Counsel, Analytics Office

Sept. 5, 2019

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Joshua Weinberg has been named Senior Special Counsel in the Analytics Office’s Industry Specialist Unit. Mr. Weinberg started this position on September 1, 2019.

Mr. Weinberg comes to the SEC from State Street Global Advisors, where he was Managing Director and Managing Counsel, and a member of the firm’s Senior Leadership Team. He served as the Chief Legal Officer for registered funds with assets of over $500 billion and led a team of lawyers and legal professionals responsible for handling all legal matters pertaining to one of the world’s largest ETF and mutual fund complexes. A member of multiple industry committees and a frequent panelist and speaker, Mr. Weinberg was recognized as a Rising Star at the Mutual Fund Industry and ETF Awards in April of 2019. Prior to joining State Street Global Advisors, he was an associate in the Financial Services Group of Dechert LLP, where he advised registered investment companies, registered investment advisers and Boards of Trustees on federal securities law matters.

Mr. Weinberg earned his B.S., cum laude, from Tufts University and his J.D. from Boston University School of Law, where he served as the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Science & Technology Law. He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Mystic River Watershed Association and is a lecturer at the Boston University School of Law Graduate Program in Banking & Financial Law. Mr. Weinberg will be located in the Boston Regional Office.

The SEC’s Division of Investment Management protects investors and promotes capital formation through oversight and regulation of the nation’s multi-trillion dollar investment management industry.

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