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Troy A. Paredes

Senior Advisor


Troy Paredes is a Senior Advisor to CamberView Partners.

Troy A. Paredes is a former Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the founder of Paredes Strategies LLC, a firm that advises companies on financial regulation, corporate governance, compliance, and governmental and regulatory affairs.  He also serves as an expert and advisor in government investigations and in litigation involving securities law and corporate law and as in independent compliance consultant/monitor.

From 2008 – 2013, Mr. Paredes was a Commissioner of the SEC, having been appointed by President George W. Bush.  At the SEC, he was a strong advocate for small business, the promotion of capital formation, solving the information overload problem, and rigorous cost-benefit analysis.

Prior to his service in government, 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 Wash U faculty after having worked as a corporate lawyer.  Currently, he is a Distinguished Scholar in Residence at NYU School of law and a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School.  He also has served as a Distinguished Policy Fellow and Lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and has been a visiting professor of law at Georgetown University Law Center and UCLA School of Law.  

Paredes is the author of numerous academic articles on financial regulation, corporate governance, innovation, and behavioral economics.  And he is a co-author (beginning with the 4th edition) of a multi-volume securities regulation treatise with Louis Loss and Joel Seligman entitled Securities Regulation.  In addition to his writing, Paredes co-hosts a podcast on fintech called “Appetite for Destruction.”

Mr. Paredes serves on the board of directors of Electronifie Inc., is a member of the board of advisors of StreetShares, Inc., and is a member of the compliance advisory council of Balyasny Asset Management L.P. 

He holds a J.D. from Yale Law School and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California, Berkeley.