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Speeches by the Chair, Commissioners, and staff of the SEC, which cover a wide range of topics concerning the state of the markets and the Commission's regulatory agenda.  To view Speeches prior to 2012, click View Archive.

 
Date Title Speaker
July 2014
July 15, 2014 Remarks at AEI Conference on Financial Stability

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

July 10, 2014 Opening Statement at Investor Advisory Committee Meeting

SEC Chair Mary Jo White

July 10, 2014 Combating the Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission *

July 1, 2014 Remarks to the 2014 Insured Retirement Institute Government, Legal & Regulatory Conference

Norm Champ

Director, Division of Investment Management

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

June 2014
June 30, 2014 Remarks to the Practising Law Institute, Private Equity Forum

Norm Champ

Director, Division of Investment Management

June 27, 2014 Evaluating Pension Fund Investments Through The Lens Of Good Corporate Governance

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

June 25, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Chair Mary Jo White

June 25, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

June 25, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

June 25, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

June 25, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

June 23, 2014 A Few Things Directors Should Know About the SEC

Chair Mary Jo White

June 20, 2014 Intermediation in the Modern Securities Markets: Putting Technology and Competition to Work for Investors

Chair Mary Jo White

June 12, 2014 Remarks Before the Peterson Institute of International Economics

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

June 10, 2014 Boards of Directors, Corporate Governance and Cyber-Risks: Sharpening the Focus

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

June 5, 2014 Remarks at SEC Historical Society 2014 Annual Meeting: On the 80th Anniversary of the SEC

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

June 5, 2014 Enhancing Our Equity Market Structure

Chair Mary Jo White

May 2014
May 29, 2014 Remarks before FINRA's Division of Market Regulation

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

May 29, 2014 Remarks at Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board’s 1st Annual Municipal Securities Regulator Summit

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

May 28, 2014 Presentation to the PCAOB Forum on Auditing Smaller Broker-Dealers

Kevin M. Stout

Senior Associate Chief Accountant

May 20, 2014 Keynote Address at Compliance Week 2014

Andrew Ceresney

Director of the Division of Enforcement

May 20, 2014 Remarks at the Financial Accounting Foundation Trustees Dinner

Chair Mary Jo White

May 19, 2014 Three Key Pressure Points in the Current Enforcement Environment

Chair Mary Jo White

May 19, 2014 Keynote Address at Compliance Week 2014

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

May 16, 2014 Remarks to the First Annual Conference on the Regulation of Financial Markets

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

May 12, 2014 Introductory Remarks at The Evolving Role of Compliance in the Securities Industry Presentation

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

May 9, 2014 Remarks at the 46th Annual Rocky Mountain Securities Conference

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

May 8, 2014 Remarks to the Council of Institutional Investors

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

May 6, 2014 Spreading Sunshine in Private Equity

Andrew J. Bowden, Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

April 2014
April 21, 2014 Looking at Corporate Governance from the Investor’s Perspective

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

April 16, 2014 Closing Remarks at the SEC's 24th Annual International Institute for Market Development

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

April 15, 2014 What Drives the Complexity and Speed of our Markets?

Gregg E. Berman

Associate Director, Office of Analytics and Research
Division of Trading and Markets
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

April 15, 2014 The Future of Capital Formation

Craig M. Lewis, Chief Economist and Director of the Division of Economic and Risk Analysis

April 11, 2014 Disclosure Effectiveness: Remarks Before the American Bar Association Business Law Section Spring Meeting

Keith F. Higgins

Director, Division of Corporation Finance

April 8, 2014 Remarks before The North American Securities Administrators Association 2014 Public Policy Conference

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

April 8, 2014 NASAA and the SEC: Presenting a United Front to Protect Investors

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

April 7, 2014 Welcoming Remarks at the SEC 24th Annual International Institute for Securities Market Development

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

April 3, 2014 Remarks Before the SEC / Academy of Finance Student Shadowing Program

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

April 3, 2014 Remarks before the 5th Annual DCIIA Public Policy Forum

David W. Grim

Deputy Director, Division of Investment Management[1]

April 2, 2014 Taking an Informed Approach to Issues Facing the Mutual Fund Industry

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

March 2014
March 31, 2014 Keynote Address - SIFMA Compliance & Legal Society Annual Seminar

Chair Mary Jo White

March 28, 2014 Keynote Address at the 2014 Angel Capital Association Summit

Keith F. Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance

March 27, 2014 Remarks at the 26th Annual Corporate Law Institute, Tulane University Law School: Federal Preemption of State Corporate Governance

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

March 24, 2014 Perspectives on Strengthening Enforcement

Chair Mary Jo White

March 21, 2014 Protecting the Retail Investor

Chair Mary Jo White

March 20, 2014 Keynote Address at PLI – Thirteenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe

Keith F. Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance

March 18, 2014 Encouraging Economic Discourse

Craig M. Lewis, Chief Economist and Director,
Division of Economic and Risk Analysis

March 17, 2014 Remarks to the 2014 Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference

Norm Champ

Director, Division of Investment Management[*]

March 12, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Chair Mary Jo White

March 12, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

March 12, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

March 12, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

March 12, 2014 Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

March 7, 2014 Remarks to the 2014 IAA Investment Adviser Compliance Conference

Norm Champ
Director, Division of Investment Management

March 6, 2014 People Handling Other Peoples’ Money

Andrew J. Bowden, Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

March 6, 2014 Remarks to the PLI Investment Management Institute

Norm Champ
Director, Division of Investment Management

March 6, 2014 Remarks at AIMA Global Policy & Regulatory Forum

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

March 3, 2014 Remarks Given at the Institute of International Bankers 25th Annual Washington Conference

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

February 2014
Feb. 22, 2014 Slide Presentation (PDF): Regarding Audit Committees at SEC Speaks 2014

Paul Beswick
Chief Accountant
Office of the Chief Accountant

Feb. 21, 2014 An Open Letter to the SEC Staff

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Feb. 21, 2014 Remarks at the “SEC Speaks” Conference

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Feb. 21, 2014 Addressing Known Risks to Better Protect Investors

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Feb. 21, 2014 Chairman’s Address at SEC Speaks 2014

Chair Mary Jo White

Feb. 6, 2014 Remarks before Trader Forum 2014 Equity Trading Summit

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Feb. 5, 2014 Statement at an Open Meeting of the Commission to Consider the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Proposed 2014 Budget and Accounting Support Fee

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Feb. 5, 2014 Statement on the Commission’s Consideration of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Proposed 2014 Budget and Accounting Support Fee

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Feb. 5, 2014 Protecting Investors Requires a Strong PCAOB

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Feb. 5, 2014 Statement at Open Meeting on 2014 PCAOB Budget

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Feb. 5, 2014 Statement at Open Meeting on 2014 PCAOB Budget

Chair Mary Jo White

Feb. 4, 2014 Remarks on the Volcker Rule’s Market Making Exemption

John Ramsay
Acting Director
Division of Trading and Markets

Feb. 4, 2014 Protecting the Financial Future of Seniors and Retirees

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

January 2014
Jan. 27, 2014 The SEC in 2014

Chair Mary Jo White

Jan. 27, 2014 Advancing and Defending the SEC’s Core Mission

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Jan. 24, 2014 Remarks to the Forum for Corporate Directors, Orange County, California

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Jan. 15, 2014 The Philosophies of Capital Requirements

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Jan. 15, 2014 Making A Difference Through Public Service

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

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Date: July 15, 2014

Title: Remarks at AEI Conference on Financial Stability

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Date: July 10, 2014

Title: Combating the Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

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Date: June 25, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

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Date: June 25, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

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Date: June 25, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

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Date: June 25, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

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Date: June 25, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

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Date: June 23, 2014

Title: A Few Things Directors Should Know About the SEC

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Date: June 5, 2014

Title: Enhancing Our Equity Market Structure

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Date: May 29, 2014

Title: Remarks before FINRA's Division of Market Regulation

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Date: May 20, 2014

Title: Keynote Address at Compliance Week 2014

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Date: May 19, 2014

Title: Keynote Address at Compliance Week 2014

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Date: May 8, 2014

Title: Remarks to the Council of Institutional Investors

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Date: May 6, 2014

Title: Spreading Sunshine in Private Equity

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Date: April 15, 2014

Title: What Drives the Complexity and Speed of our Markets?

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Date: April 15, 2014

Title: The Future of Capital Formation

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Date: April 3, 2014

Title: Remarks before the 5th Annual DCIIA Public Policy Forum

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Date: March 24, 2014

Title: Perspectives on Strengthening Enforcement

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Date: March 21, 2014

Title: Protecting the Retail Investor

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Date: March 18, 2014

Title: Encouraging Economic Discourse

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Date: March 12, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Speaker

Date: March 12, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Speaker

Date: March 12, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

Speaker

Date: March 12, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

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Date: March 12, 2014

Title: Statement at SEC Open Meeting

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Date: March 6, 2014

Title: People Handling Other Peoples’ Money

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Date: March 6, 2014

Title: Remarks to the PLI Investment Management Institute

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Date: March 6, 2014

Title: Remarks at AIMA Global Policy & Regulatory Forum

Speaker

Date: Feb. 21, 2014

Title: An Open Letter to the SEC Staff

Speaker

Date: Feb. 21, 2014

Title: Remarks at the “SEC Speaks” Conference

Speaker

Date: Feb. 21, 2014

Title: Addressing Known Risks to Better Protect Investors

Speaker

Date: Feb. 21, 2014

Title: Chairman’s Address at SEC Speaks 2014

Speaker

Date: Feb. 6, 2014

Title: Remarks before Trader Forum 2014 Equity Trading Summit

Speaker

Date: Feb. 5, 2014

Title: Protecting Investors Requires a Strong PCAOB

Speaker

Date: Feb. 5, 2014

Title: Statement at Open Meeting on 2014 PCAOB Budget

Speaker

Date: Feb. 5, 2014

Title: Statement at Open Meeting on 2014 PCAOB Budget

Speaker

Date: Jan. 27, 2014

Title: The SEC in 2014

Speaker

Date: Jan. 27, 2014

Title: Advancing and Defending the SEC’s Core Mission

Speaker

Date: Jan. 15, 2014

Title: The Philosophies of Capital Requirements

Speaker

Date: Jan. 15, 2014

Title: Making A Difference Through Public Service

Speaker