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Upcoming Events

This page provides a schedule of the upcoming meetings of the Commission, public appearances of senior SEC officials, and other events. Contact information is provided for additional information. Please note that all events are subject to change.

All times appearing below are listed in Eastern Time unless otherwise noted.

SEC Meetings and Other Events

All SEC open meetings and many other public events are webcast. A hyperlink to the webcast will be posted to SEC.gov shortly before the start of a meeting. Captioning is provided for these webcasts. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities attending an event in person can be arranged by submitting a request to DisabilityProgramOfficer@SEC.gov at least three business days in advance.

SEC closed meetings are not open to the public.


February 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

1:00 p.m. ET
Open Meeting (Oral Argument)
See Sunshine Act Notice and Agenda
Location: SEC Headquarters, 100 F Street, NE, Washington, DC
Contact: Office of the Secretary at (202) 551-5400

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

10:00 a.m. ET
Open Meeting
See Sunshine Act Notice
Location: SEC Headquarters, 100 F Street, NE, Washington, DC
Contact: Office of the Secretary at (202) 551-5400

Thursday, February 11, 2016

2:00 p.m. ET
Closed Meeting
See Sunshine Act Notice
Location: SEC Headquarters, 100 F Street, NE, Washington, DC
Contact: Office of the Secretary at (202) 551-5400

Public Appearances by Officials

All public appearances by officials are open to media unless otherwise noted.

February 2016

Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016

Keith Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, and Eric Bustillo, Director, Miami Regional Office, will participate in the 34th Annual Federal Securities Institute.
  • 9:10 a.m. — Higgins will be on a panel focusing on new opportunities and challenges for capital raising.
  • 10:40 a.m. — Higgins will be on a panel focusing on new SEC accounting, auditing, and other disclosure developments. 
  • 12 p.m. — Higgins will participate in a network luncheon and give the afternoon keynote address.
  • 4:30 p.m. — Bustillo will be on a panel focusing on SEC enforcement.
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Miami, 1435 Brickell Ave., Miami
Contact: Erik Tietz, erik.tietz@thomsonreuters.com

Friday, Feb. 5, 2016

11 a.m.
Stephen Luparello, Director, Division of Trading and Markets will participate in a Q&A with former SEC Commissioner Daniel Gallagher at the Mid-Atlantic Security Traders Association’s Annual Mid-Winter Conference.
Location: Four Seasons Hotel Baltimore, 200 International Drive, Baltimore
Contact: John Spensieri, 443-224-1970, spensierij@stifel.com
3:30 p.m.
Stephen Luparello, Director, Division of Trading and Markets will be a panelist at the Office of Financial Research and Financial Stability Oversight Committee’s 2016 Annual Conference. His panel will focus on how regulators can monitor and adapt to a changing market structure.
Location: U.S. Department of Treasury, Cash Room, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C.
Contact: John Poirier, 202-927-8166, john.poirier@ofr.treasury.gov

Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement, and Keith Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance, will participate in the Practising Law Institute’s Corporate Governance – A Master Class 2016.
  • 9:45 a.m. — Ceresney will be part of the “New Playbook for Directors” panel, which will focus on increasing the impact of developments in federal law and enforcement. 
  • 11:15 a.m. -  Higgins will be part of the “Compensation Committees —The New Hot Seat is Getting Hotter,” which will include discussions on the new Dodd-Frank regulations and pay-for-performance.
Location: Practising Law Institute, 1177 Avenue of the Americas, New York
Contact:media@pli.edu

Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016

3:50 p.m. (2:50 p.m. CT)
Shamoil Shipchandler, Director, Fort Worth Regional Office, will be a panelist at the 38th Annual Securities and Business Law Conference. His panel is titled, “What to Do When the Government Comes Knocking.”
Location: Cityplace Conference Center, 2711 North Haskell Ave., Dallas
Contact: Michelle Alldredge, 512-232-1165, malldredge@law.utexas.edu


Public Hearings in Administrative Proceedings

To obtain a sign language interpreter contact SECInterpreter@SEC.gov at least three business days in advance. For any other reasonable accommodation related disability contact DisabilityProgramOfficer@SEC.gov or call 202-551-4158.

ANY HEARING OR PREHEARING CONFERENCE SCHEDULED IN WASHINGTON, D.C., IS POSTPONED WHEN GOVERNMENT OFFICES IN WASHINGTON ARE CLOSED. 

February 2016

This hearing has been postponed indefinitely.

Monday, February 1-Wednesday, February 10, 2016


9:30 a.m. EST
Administrative Law Judge Jason S. Patil will hold a hearing in the matter of Nicholas B. Rowe, Administrative Proceeding File No. 3-16155
Location: Courtroom 5, New Hampshire Superior Court, Northern District of Hillsborough County, 300 Chestnut Street, Manchester, NH 03101
Contact: Office of Administrative Law Judges, 202-551-6030

Modified: Feb. 5, 2016