Fiscal Year 2012 Agency Financial Report
Message from the Chair:
In fiscal year 2012, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission further advanced its investor protection and market stability missions by finetuning its vigorous examination program, building on last year’s extraordinary enforcement performance and pursuing a complex and urgent regulatory agenda.
Mission and Vision:
Mission: The mission of the SEC is to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation.
Vision: The SEC strives to promote a market environment that is worthy of the public’s trust and characterized by transparency and integrity.