SEC Operational Status

Due to the ongoing federal government shutdown, the SEC is currently operating in accordance with the agency's plan for operating during a shutdown. Effective Thursday, Dec. 27 and until further notice, the agency will have a very limited number of staff members available.  The SEC has staff available to respond to emergency situations involving market integrity and investor protection, including law enforcement. Additional information is available here. In addition, our plan calls for the continuing operation of certain Commission systems, including EDGAR, and the Tips, Complaints, and Referrals (TCR) system. We plan to post any changes in operational status on this page. Additional information is available from the Division of Corporation Finance and the Division of Investment Management. See also the Commission’s January 16, 2019 order staying pending administrative proceedings.

Information for SEC Employees
The Office of Human Resources has compiled information that will be helpful to SEC employees during the partial government shutdown. The list will be updated as appropriate.  The information is available here.

Information for Contractors
The Office of Acquisitions has compiled a list of contracts that are required to support certain SEC functions during the federal government shutdown.  Performance of contracts not on this list must be suspended.  The list will be updated as appropriate.  More information is available here.

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