Mark S. Nelson, J.D., is a writer/analyst for securities publications at Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. Nelson contributed to the investor-protection and mainstream-finance chapters in Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act: Law, Explanation and Analysis; Securities and Derivatives Reform in 2010: A Guide to the Legislation; and Dodd-Frank Manual Series: Securities Regulation and Corporate Governance (Title IX). Nelson is author of several white papers, including: “Conflict Minerals, Oil & Gas and Human Trafficking: An Update on Supply Chain Disclosures for M&A Practitioners” (February 2017); “SEC Staff Comments on Latest Non-GAAP C&DIs Spotlight ‘Prominence’” (August 2016); “Crowdfunding: SEC Rules Implement JOBS Act ‘Experiment’” (May 2016); and "The Other Bailout: How the Fed is Financing the Financiers, and Related SEC Disclosure" (November 2008). He is a co-coordinator of Securities Regulation Daily, coordinates the publication SEC Staff Comment Letters and writes abstracts of significant dialogs for the newsletter SEC Filings Insight. Nelson also contributes to the Federal Securities Law Reporter and RBSourceFilings. Nelson received a B.A. from Elmhurst College and a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in Chicago, Illinois and is admitted to practice in Illinois.