On November 30, the SEC named Katherine Martin as Associate Director in its Office of International Affairs. In her new role, Martin will “oversee the development of the SEC’s policy on cross-border regulatory matters, including its participation in multilateral standard-setting bodies and its bilateral dialogues with foreign authorities.” Martin previously served at the SEC as Assistant Director in the Office of International Affairs, Senior Special Counsel in the Office of Clearance and Settlement in the Division of Trading and Markets, Assistant Chief Counsel in the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis, and a Senior Counsel in the Office of International Affairs. Prior to joining the SEC over a decade ago, Martin worked as an associate in private practice.