Troy Paredes, J.D
Troy Paredes is a Senior Advisor to Axxes Capital. Mr. Paredes is the founder of Paredes Strategies LLC, a consulting firm. Mr. Paredes advises on financial regulation, compliance, risk management, corporate governance, regulatory strategy, and administrative agency process. He also serves as an expert and advisor in regulatory enforcement investigations and in private litigation involving securities law and corporate law.
From 2008-2013, Mr. Paredes was a Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, appointed by President George W. Bush and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Mr. Paredes played a key role in rule-makings and other regulatory matters concerning all aspects of the SEC’s mission and securities regulation, including anti-fraud and anti-corruption, public company disclosures, capital formation, corporate governance, executive compensation, auditing and accounting, mutual funds, private funds, investment advisors, broker-dealers, exchanges, credit rating agencies, equity market structure, fixed income markets, derivatives, and cybersecurity.
Before becoming an SEC Commissioner, Mr. Paredes was a professor of law at Washington University in St. Louis and a professor of business (by courtesy) at Washington University’s Olin Business School, joining the faculty after working as a corporate lawyer. Mr. Paredes also has served as a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at NYU School of Law, a Distinguished Policy Fellow and Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Law School, a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School, and a visiting professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and UCLA School of Law.
Mr. Paredes holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from UC Berkeley and earned his J.D. from Yale Law School.