"Through this well-respected and diverse group, we are reaching out to investors in a new and significant way. I look forward to hearing their views on new products, trading strategies, fee structures, and the effectiveness of disclosure, among other issues."
SEC Chairman Mary Schapiro
"Investors need a greater voice at the Commission. The Commission's traditional role as the investor's advocate, as well as our deliberations, will be enhanced by the views the Advisory Committee will provide."
SEC Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar