Biden SEC pick Gensler grilled over bitcoin, GameStop mania and
- Biden SEC pick Gensler grilled over bitcoin, GameStop mania and board diversity
- Gary Gensler, Biden’s pick to lead the SEC, said he would look into recent trading mania in GameStop, the “gamification” of trading and board diversity.
- Gensler, a former Goldman Sachs partner, also fielded questions about cryptocurrency, blockchain and bitcoin.
- Sen. Elizabeth Warren asked about Robinhood, while Sen. Pat Toomey asked if corporate boards should be forced to diversify with respect to race, gender or sexual orientation.