The Senate has confirmed three new members of the Securities and Exchange Commission by unanimous consent, restoring the SEC to its full strength of five members.

The approved nominees include two Democrats and one Republican. The Democrats are Luis Aguilar (pictured), a partner at the law firm McKenna Long & Aldridge, and Elisse Walter, senior executive vice president for regulatory policy and programs at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority. The new Republican commissioner is Washington University professor Troy Paredes.

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