Washington D.C., Sept. 7, 2016 —The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Sarah G. ten Siethoff has been named Deputy Associate Director in the Division of Investment Management’s Rulemaking Office. As Deputy Associate Director, Ms. ten Siethoff will develop recommendations for rulemaking and other policy initiatives under the Investment Company and Investment Advisers Acts of 1940. Ms. ten Siethoff also will oversee management of key rulemaking projects related to funds and investment advisers.
Ms. ten Siethoff has been a member of the Division of Investment Management since 2008, serving as Assistant Director, Senior Special Counsel and Senior Counsel in the Division’s Rulemaking Office. Prior to her SEC service, Ms. ten Siethoff was an Associate with Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton LLP from 2000-2008.
David W. Grim, Director of the Division of Investment Management said, “Sarah is a committed public servant, a dynamic colleague, and an accomplished lawyer and policymaker who provides great insight on a wide range of topics. She will be a key member of the senior management team in the Division of Investment Management.”
“Sarah is a proven manager of outstanding ability, and her leadership and passion for the SEC’s mission are tremendous assets for the Rulemaking Office,” said Diane C. Blizzard, Associate Director of the Division of Investment Management’s Rulemaking Office. “I look forward to continuing to benefit from Sarah’s counsel in this new role.”
Ms. ten Siethoff added, “I look forward to continuing to work with the exceptional staff of the Division of Investment Management to develop rulemaking recommendations that promote a fair, efficient and effective regulatory regime for investment funds and investment advisers.”
Ms. ten Siethoff received her law degree from Yale Law School, a master’s degree in international relations from Yale University, and a bachelor’s degree with highest distinction from the University of Virginia. Ms. ten Siethoff was a Case Notes Editor of the Yale Law Journal and an Articles Editor of the Yale Journal of International Law. While at the SEC, Ms. ten Siethoff received the Excellence in Leadership Award in 2016 and the Manuel F. Cohen Award in 2010, among other honors.