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Commission Speeches and Public Statements Archive: 1978

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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1978 Speeches by the Chairman and Commissioners

Date Title Author
Fourth Quarter
Dec. 15, 1978 Remarks, Reprinted from Report (The Los Angeles Daily Journal) No. 78-24 Commissioner Roberta S. Karmel
Dec. 8, 1978 Questions of Federalism in the Arenas of Corporate Governance and Corporate Take Overs, Seminar on New Corporate Challenges, Emory University School of Business Administration, Atlanta, Georgia Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Dec. 8, 1978 Improving the Accounting Profession: A Shared Responsibility, Eighth Annual SEC Conference, Florida Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Miami, Florida Commissioner
John R. Evans
Dec. 1, 1978 Direct and Indirect Regulation of Accountants by the SEC, Accountants, Bankers and Finance Division of the Anti-Defamation League, Chicago, Illinois Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Nov. 30, 1978 The Securities Industry and the National Market System: A Current Perspective, The Securities Industry Association, 1978 Annual Convention, Boca Raton, Florida Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Nov. 20, 1978 S.E.C.'s Concern with Corporate Governance, Financial Executives Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Commissioner
Philip A. Loomis, Jr.
Nov. 17, 1978 Direct and Indirect Regulation of Accountants by the SEC, National Association of Accountants, Lancaster, Pennsylvania Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Nov. 20, 1978 A Skeptical Regulator Looks at the Future of Regulation, Women's Economic Club, Detroit, Michigan Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Nov. 15, 1978 Commission's Consideration of Rulemaking Proposals Concerning Shareholder Communications, Shareholder Participation in the Corporate Electoral Process and Corporate Governance Generally, Announced in Securities Exchange Act Release No. 14970, SEC Opening Meeting, Washington, D.C. Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Nov. 3, 1978 Audit Committees - The American Experience, The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, London, England Commissioner
Philip A. Loomis, Jr.
Nov. 3, 1978 SEC Corporate Governance Proposals: An Update, Santa Barbara Conference, American Society of Corporate Secretaries, Santa Barbara, California Commissioner
John R. Evans
Oct. 27, 1978 Management Fraud -What are the Standards?, Annual Cooperative Securities Regulation Seminar, Los Angeles, California Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Oct. 20, 1978 What Should be the Role of the SEC in the Public Securities Markets?, Public Securities Association, Marco Island, Florida Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Oct. 9, 1978 Current Problems in Financial Reporting and Internal Controls, Financial Executives Institute, 1978 International Convention, Los Angeles, California Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Third Quarter
Sep. 26, 1978 Egalitarianism and Market Systems, The Columbia University/McGraw-Hill Lectures in Business and Society, New York, New York Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Sep. 24, 1978 The SEC as a Developmental Agency, National Securities Traders Association, Palm Springs, California Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Sep. 18, 1978 Keynote Address to the 61st Annual Convention of the North American Securities Administrators Association, Tarpon Springs, Florida Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Aug. 22, 1978 The Changing World of the Accountant: Where the Next Steps Should Lead, The American Accounting Association, Denver, Colorado Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Aug. 8, 1978 Corporate Accountability and the Lawyer's Role, Section of Corporation, Banking and Business Law, American Bar Association, New York, New York Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Second Quarter
Jun. 19, 1978 The Emerging Responsibilities of the Internal Auditor, The Institute of Internal Auditors Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Jun. 16, 1978 Reflections on the Revolving Door, Securities Law Committee, Federal Bar Association, Washington, D.C. Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Jun. 15, 1978 The National Market System: A Status Report, FBA/CCH National Market System Conference, New York City, New York Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Jun. 9, 1978 SEC Influence on Corporate Ethics and Governance, Southwest Assembly on Corporate Ethics and Governance, Southern Methodist University, Tanglewood, Texas Commissioner
John R. Evans
Jun. 1, 1978 The Role of the Corporate Secretary in Promoting Corporate Accountability, The American Society of Corporate Secretaries, Boca Raton, Florida Chairman
Harold M. Williams
May 24, 1978 Judicial Dialogues on the Securities Laws, Northwest State-Federal-Provincial Cooperative Securities Conference, Portland, Oregon Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
May 19, 1978 Self-Regulation in the Securities Industry, Financial Women's Association of New York, New York, New York Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
May 17, 1978 A Challenge to Mutual Funds, Investment Company Institute General Meeting Chairman
Harold M. Williams
May 10, 1978 Prosecution, Regulation and Promotion in Securities Regulation, Securities Industry Association, White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
May 8, 1978 Progress Toward Professional Self-Governance: An Update, The AICPA Council, Boca Raton, Florida Chairman
Harold M. Williams
May 1, 1978 The Role of the Director in Corporate Accountability, The Economic Club of Detroit, Detroit, Michigan Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Apr. 28, 1978 The Nominating Committee as a Corporate Accountability Mechanism, Chicago Association of Commerce and Industry, Chicago, Illinois Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Apr. 13, 1978 Legislative Proposals Regarding Industrial Development Bonds, Society of Municipal Analysts, Washington, D.C. Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Apr. 12, 1978 Changing Concepts of Materiality, National Investor Relations Institute, New York Chapter, New York, New York Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
First Quarter
Mar. 22, 1978 The Standard Setting Process and its Economic Impact, Financial Accounting Standards Board, Economic Consequences Conference, Rye, New York Commissioner
Philip A. Loomis, Jr.
Mar. 20, 1978 The Resolution of Broker-Dealer Conflicts of Interest in Market Executions, Compliance and Legal Seminar, Securities Industry Association, Sarasota, Florida Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Mar. 18, 1978 The Limitations of Government Regulation, 20th U.S. Air Force Academy Assembly, Colorado Springs, Colorado Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Mar. 16, 1978 Mutual Fund Advertising, Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference, Tucson, Arizona Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Feb. 23, 1978 Economic Priorities for Business, The Economic Club of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Jan. 28, 1978 The Future of the Securities Industry, Gustave L. Levy Memorial Lecture, Twelfth Annual Conference on Wall Street and the Economy, New York, New York Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Jan. 18, 1978 Corporate Accountability, Fifth Annual Securities Regulation Institute, San Diego, California Chairman
Harold M. Williams
Jan. 11, 1978 Politics of Change in the Composition and Structure of Corporate Boards, American Society of Corporate Secretaries, Chicago, Illinois Commissioner
Roberta S. Karmel
Jan. 11, 1978 Corporate Checks and Balances, Middle Atlantic Regional Group, American Society of Corporate Secretaries, Washington, D.C. Commissioner
John R. Evans
Jan. 4, 1978 Professional Self-Governance: An Interim Report, AICPA Fifth National Conference on Current SEC Developments Chairman
Harold M. Williams

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Modified: 10/16/2014