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Commission Speeches and Public Statements Archive: 1938

This index lists speeches and other public statements by the Chairman, 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.

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1938 Speeches by the Chairman and Commissioners

Date Title Author
Fourth Quarter
Nov. 21, 1938 Address, National Association of Accredited Publicity Directors, New York, New York Chairman William O. Douglas
Nov. 17, 1938 The Technique of Public Utility Reorganization and Some Regulation Problems, National Association of Railroad and Utilities Commissioners, New Orleans, Louisiana Commissioner
George C. Mathews
Nov. 17, 1938 Address, Inaugurating a Series of Discussions on S.E.C. Personnel Problems, S.E.C. Union, Local 5, United Federal Workers of America, Washington, D.C. Chairman
William O. Douglas
Nov. 9, 1938 Administrative Flexibility or Industrial Paralysis?, Georgetown Law Alumni Club, Washington, D.C. Commissioner
Jerome N. Frank
Nov. 9, 1938 Address, Harvard Club of Boston, Boston, Massachusetts Chairman
William O. Douglas
Oct. 27, 1938 Address, Station WICC, New Haven, Connecticut Chairman
William O. Douglas
Oct. 26, 1938 Administrative Government, Eighth Annual Forum on Current Problems, New York Herald Tribune, New York City, New York Chairman
William O. Douglas
Oct. 23, 1938 A Discussion of the Maloney Act Program, Annual Convention, Investment Bankers Association of America, White Sulfur Springs, West Virginia Commissioner
George C. Mathews
Oct. 2, 1938 Address, 19th Annual Conference, National Association of Securities Commissioners, Denver, Colorado Chairman James M. Landis
Third Quarter
Sep. 22, 1938 Too Much Interest in Interest, National Association of Securities Commissioners, Kansas City, Missouri Commissioner
Jerome N. Frank
Sep. 21, 1938 Address, Dinner given by the Society for the Advancement of Management for delegates of the International Management Congress, Washington, D.C. Chairman
William O. Douglas
Jul. 26, 1938 Scatteration v. Integration of Public Utility Systems, Section of Public Utility Law, American Bar Association, Cleveland, Ohio Chairman
William O. Douglas
Jul. 26, 1938 Address, Committee of the Banks and Investment Bankers of Cleveland, Chamber of Commerce, Cleveland, Ohio Chairman
William O. Douglas
Jul. 25, 1938 Corporate Reorganizations and the Chandler Act, Sixty-First Annual Meeting of the American Bar Association, Cleveland, Ohio Commissioner
Jerome N. Frank
Jul. 5, 1938 Why We Should Save America First, Institute of Public Affairs, Charlottesville, Virginia Commissioner
Jerome N. Frank
Second Quarter
Jun. 22, 1938 Address, The Foundation for the Advancement of the Social Sciences, Denver, Colorado Chairman
William O. Douglas
Jun. 17, 1938 Address, Harvard Business School Alumni Association, Cambridge, Massachusetts Commissioner
John W. Hanes
Jun. 17, 1938 Decentralization in Finance, The San Francisco Stock Exchange, San Francisco, California Chairman
William O. Douglas
Jun. 15, 1938 Address, Junior Chamber of Commerce, Chamber of Commerce Building, Seattle, Washington Chairman
William O. Douglas
Jun. 13, 1938 Address, Seventy-Ninth Annual Commencement of Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington Chairman
William O. Douglas
Jun. 3, 1938 A Cooperative Program Chairman
William O. Douglas
May 28, 1938 Address, Law School Alumni, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York Commissioner
Jerome N. Frank
May 20, 1938 Accounting in Relation to Regulation of Security Sales, Institute on Accounting of the Ohio State University, College of Commerce and Administration, Columbus, Ohio Commissioner
George C. Mathews
May 20, 1938 Address, Association of Stock Exchange Firms, New York, New York Chairman
William O. Douglas
May 6, 1938 Address, Luncheon of the Western Pennsylvania Group of the Investment Bankers Association of America, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commissioner
John W. Hanes
May 5, 1938 Our Part in Recovery, Meeting of the Commonwealth Club of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio Commissioner
John W. Hanes
Apr. 27, 1938 Address, The Yale Club of Washington, Washington, D.C. Chairman
William O. Douglas
First Quarter
Mar. 22, 1938 Five Years Of Federal Securities Regulation Commissioner
William O. Douglass
Mar. 18, 1938 Address, Joint Luncheon of the Minnesota Group of the Investment Bankers Association and the Twin City Bond Club, Minneapolis, Minnesota Commissioner
John W. Hanes
Mar. 17, 1938 The Capital Market and the Investment Banker, Luncheon of the Central States Group of the Investment Bankers Association of America, Chicago, Illinois Commissioner John W. Hanes
Feb. 2, 1938 Address, The Commonwealth Club, Chicago, Illinois Chairman William O. Douglas
Feb. 1, 1938 Address, The Economic Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Chairman William O. Douglas
Jan. 8, 1938 Address, Jackson Day Dinner, New Haven, Connecticut Chairman William O. Douglas

1938 Speeches and Statements by Commission Staff

Date Title Author
Fourth Quarter
Dec. 30, 1938 Address, Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, Chicago, Illinois Robert H. O'Brien, Assistant General Counsel
Dec. 30, 1938 Address, Thirty-Sixth Annual Meeting, Association of American Law Schools, Chicago, Illinois Chester T. Lane, General Counsel
Dec. 29, 1938 The Problem of Broker Solvency, Annual Meeting of the American Business Law Association, Detroit, Michigan William M. Blaisdell, Director, Monopoly Study
Dec. 28, 1938 Some Current Problems in Accounting, Annual Meeting of the American Accounting Association, Detroit, Michigan William W. Werntz, Chief Accountant
Dec. 16, 1938 An Approach To Accounting Problems, Illinois Society of Certified Public Accountants, Chicago, Illinois William W. Werntz, Chief Accountant
Dec. 14, 1938 An Approach To Accounting Problems, Indianapolis Chapter of the National Association of Cost Accountants, Chicago, Illinois William W. Werntz, Chief Accountant
Dec. 13, 1938 Address, S.E.C. Union, Local 5, United Federal Workers of America, Washington, D.C. Samuel O. Clark, Jr., Director, Reorganization Division
Dec. 7, 1938 Address, Cleveland, Ohio Harry H. Egly, Chief, Over-The-Counter Section
Dec. 7, 1938 The Handling of Chandler Act Cases - A Case History, S.E.C. Local #5, United Federal Workers of America, Washington, D.C. Robert H. Winn
Nov. 30, 1938 Functions of S.E.C. Under the Chandler Act, Number II in a Series of Discussions on S.E.C. Personnel Problems, S.E.C. Union, Local 5, United Federal Workers of America, Washington, D.C. Joseph L. Weiner, Special Counsel, Reorganization Division
Nov. 17, 1938 Some Aspects of Service Companies Under the Holding Company Act, National Association of Railroad and Utilities Commissioners, New Orleans, Louisiana Fred J. Almgren, Public Utilities Division
Oct. 28, 1938 The Over-The-Counter Market and the Maloney Act, Annual Convention of the Investment Bankers Association of America, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia Francis A. Bonner, Adviser
Oct. 27, 1938 Address, Practising Law Courses, New York, New York Abe Fortas, Assistant Director, Public Utilities Division
Oct. 26, 1938 Functions of the Securities and Exchange Commission in Corporate Reorganization Proceedings, New York County Lawyers' Association, Symposium on Corporate Reorganizations, New York City, New York Edmund Burke, Jr., Assistant Director, Reorganization Division
Oct. 24, 1938 Address, American Mining Congress, Los Angeles, California Howard N. Lary, Regional Administrator
Oct. 17, 1938 Address, The Conference of Post Office Inspectors, Washington D.C. Chester T. Lane, General Counsel
Third Quarter
Sep. 27, 1938 Address, Controllers Institute of America, New York, New York William W. Werntz, Chief Accountant
Sep. 20, 1938 Address, National Association of Securities Commissioners, Kansas City, Missouri John M. Clifford
Aug. 5-6, 1938 The Securities Act of 1933 and its Application to Mining Securities, 4th Annual Convention, Mining Association of Montana, Dillon, Montana Day Karr, Regional Administrator, 8th Division
Jul. 26, 1938 The Simplification of Holding Company Systems Under the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935, American Bar Association, Cleveland, Ohio John J. Burns, General Counsel
Jul. 25, 1938 Aims, Purposes and Philosophy of the Barkley Bill (S. 2344, as reported, and H.R. 10292), Sixty-First Annual Meeting, American Bar Association, Open Forum on Pending Federal Legislation Involving Reorganizations and Securities, Cleveland, Ohio Edmund Burke, Jr., Assistant Director, Reorganization Division
Jul. 14, 1938 Address, Legal Seminar, New York, New York Abe Fortas, Assistant Director, Public Utilities Division
Second Quarter
May 5, 1938 Operation and Problems of Some of the Smaller Securities Exchanges of the United States, Economics Club of the College of the City of New York, New York, New York Albert A. Carretta, Trading and Exchange Division
First Quarter
Mar. 17, 1938 Address, The Mining Association of Montana, Butte, Montana Chester T. Lane, Assistant General Counsel
Mar. 14, 1938 Address, The Settle Bond Club, Seattle, Washington Chester T. Lane, Assistant General Counsel
Mar. 3, 1938 Address, Boston Stock Exchange, Boston, Massachusetts Ganson Purcell, Director, Trading and Exchange Division
Jan. 11, 1938 Address, Buffalo Chapter of the New York State Society of Certifed Public Accountants and Members of the Investment Banking Association and Buffalo Bar Association, Buffalo, New York Chester T. Lane, Assistant General Counsel

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Modified: 10/16/2014