Pete Driscoll to Leave the SEC Examinations Division; Dan Kahl to be Acting Director
The SEC announced that Peter Driscoll, the Director of the Division of Examinations, will leave the SEC on August 14, 2021. Pete Driscoll has a long and distinguished career at the SEC, being the recipient of the Mission Award and the Distinguished Service Award, the Agency’s highest honor.
Mr. Driscoll was well known for his leadership and transparent style, frequently speaking at industry events. Pete was the keynote featured speaker at CSS’ s “Fireside Chat with Pete Driscoll” in December 2020. Joining him was Stephanie Monaco, Partner at Mayer Brown, and Jim Anderson, Partner at Willkie Farr & Gallagher, along with expert compliance panelists in the industry discussion panel.
Daniel Kahl will be the Acting Director of the Division of Examinations upon Mr. Driscoll’s departure. Dan has been Deputy Director since 2018, and the Division’s Chief Counsel since 2016. Previously, Dan led the Office of Investment Adviser Regulation in the Division of Investment Management.