Speeches by the Chair, 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.  To view Speeches prior to 2012, view the Speeches Archive.

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Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: When the Nail Fails – Remarks before the National Society of Compliance Professionals Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: The Car Talk of Capital Raising Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Volume, Value, and Impact: Remarks by the SEC Ombudsman Speaker: Tracey L. McNeil, Ombudsman
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Investing in the Public Option: Promoting Growth in Our Public Markets
Remarks at The SEC Speaks in 2020
Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Remarks At SEC Speaks 2020 Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: An Update on FY 2020 Results – Remarks at SEC Speaks Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at U.S. Treasury Market Conference Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Keynote Address: Regulating with our Eyes on the Future Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Diversity Matters, Disclosure Works, and the SEC Can Do More: Remarks at the Council of Institutional Investors Fall 2020 Conference Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Intellectual Siren Song Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Investor-Focused, Nimble and Vigorous Enforcement at the SEC Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Protecting Everyday Investors and Preserving Market Integrity: The SEC’s Division of Enforcement Speaker: Stephanie Avakian, Director, Division of Enforcement
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Lucy’s Human: Remarks at Virtual Roundtable on The Role of Asset Management in ESG Investing Hosted By Harvard Law School and the Program on International Financial Systems Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Markets, Morality, and Mobsters: Remarks at the 18th Annual Corporate Governance Conference Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Speech: PLI Investment Management Institute Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Not Braking and Breaking Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Keynote Speech at the Society for Corporate Governance National Conference Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Modernizing U.S. Equity Market Structure Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets
Published date grouping:May 2020 Date: Title: Remarks to the Financial Stability Oversight Council Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:May 2020 Date: Title: Keynote Address: Securities Enforcement Forum West 2020 Speaker: Steven Peikin, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement
Published date grouping:March 2020 Date: Title: Speech at the Council of Institutional Investors’ (“CII”) Conference Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:March 2020 Date: Title: Getting Back to Basics: Protecting, Serving, and Empowering Investors

Remarks before the Investment Adviser Association Compliance Conference 2020
Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:February 2020 Date: Title: The SEC’s Office of Credit Ratings and NRSRO Regulation: Past, Present, and Future Speaker: Jessica Kane, Director, Office of Credit Ratings
Published date grouping:February 2020 Date: Title: Running on Empty: A Proposal to Fill the Gap Between Regulation and Decentralization Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Myths and Realities: Modernizing the Proxy Rules Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Learning from Miami’s Emprendimientos Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Mochas, Mariners, and Morality -- Remarks before the National Economists Club Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement in Connection with the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Sagar Teotia, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Erin Bennett, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Vassilios Karapanos,
Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Susan M. Mercier
Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Louis J. Collins, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Lauren K. Alexander
Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Aaron Shaw, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Jamie N. Davis,
Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Nipa Patel
Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at the Elder Justice Coordinating Council Fall 2019 Meeting Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Keynote Address — 2019 ICI Securities Law Developments Conference Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the Greater Cincinnati Mutual Fund Association Speaker:

Alison Staloch, Chief Accountant, Division of Investment Management

Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Modernizing our Regulatory Framework: Focus on Authority, Expertise and Long-Term Investor Interests Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) Mini-Muni Conference Welcome Remarks Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Keynote Address - ALI CLE 2019 Conference on Life Insurance Company Products Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You Speaker: Stephanie Avakian, Director, Division of Enforcement
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Broken Windows: Remarks before the 51st Annual Institute on Securities Regulation Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at Conversations on Raising Capital for Businesses of Color at Morehouse College Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Dual-Class Shares: A Recipe for Disaster Speaker: Rick Fleming, Investor Advocate
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Start Off by Making Your Bed: Translating Military Lessons to Entrepreneurship Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Introduction of AG William Barr at the Criminal Coordination Conference Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at the U.S. Treasury Market Conference Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at the SIFMA Equity Market Structure Conference: The Dynamics of our Markets and the Changing Structure on which they are Built Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at Central Michigan University Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Braided Bread and Boiled Beer: Remarks before the Eurofi Financial Forum 2019 Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the Economic Club of New York Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions Speaker: Sagar Teotia, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Keynote Speech at Southeastern Securities Conference 2019 Speaker: Steven Peikin, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Long Title. Big Mission. Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Cleveland, Kondo, and Capital: Remarks before the American Chamber of Commerce Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Renegade Pandas: Opportunities for Cross Border Cooperation in Regulation of Digital Assets Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Policy Challenges and Research Opportunities in the Era of Big Data Speaker: S.P. Kothari, Chief Economist and Director, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Regulation Best Interest and the Investment Adviser Fiduciary Duty: Two Strong Standards that Protect and Provide Choice for Main Street Investors Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Baby on Board: Remarks before the Society for Corporate Governance National Conference Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Scarlet Letters: Remarks before the American Enterprise Institute Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Keynote Remarks at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: 19th Amendment Lessons for 2019’s Advocates: Remarks to the National Association of Women Business Owners Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: The Nexus of Equity Market Structure and Investor Relations: Remarks at the 2019 Annual Conference of the National Investor Relations Institute Speaker:

Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets[1]

Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: A Quarter Century of Exchange-Traded Fun! Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: Sunsets, Russets, and Rule Resets Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: Alligators in Nirvana: Smart Regulation and the Future of Financial Services-Public Policy Conference Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: How We Howey Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: Reasonableness Pants Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at the SIFMA Operations Conference & Exhibition: Staying Vigilant to Protect Investors Speaker: Peter Driscoll, Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2019 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference: Aiming toward the future Speaker: Wesley Bricker, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:April 2019 Date: Title: How We Protect Retail Investors Speaker: Peter Driscoll, Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations
Published date grouping:April 2019 Date: Title: Executive Pay Needs a Transparent Scorecard Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:April 2019 Date: Title: Management’s Discussion and Analysis of the SEC: Remarks at the “SEC Speaks” Conference Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:April 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at SEC Speaks: Encouraging Smaller Entrants to Our Capital Markets Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:April 2019 Date: Title: SECret Garden: Remarks at SEC Speaks Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:April 2019 Date: Title: Important Issues for Investors in 2019 Speaker: Rick Fleming, Investor Advocate
Published date grouping:April 2019 Date: Title: Bolstering Capital Formation: The Third Leg of the SEC's Mission Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:March 2019 Date: Title: Remarks – PLI Investment Management Institute 2019 Speaker: Paul Cellupica, Deputy Director and Chief Counsel, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:March 2019 Date: Title: A Start-Up Within the Government: Introducing the SEC’s Office of the Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:March 2019 Date: Title: Keynote Remarks: ICI Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:March 2019 Date: Title: Keynote Address: ICI Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:March 2019 Date: Title: Applying a Principles-Based Approach to Disclosing Complex, Uncertain and Evolving Risks Speaker: William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance
Published date grouping:March 2019 Date: Title: Equity Market Structure 2019: Looking Back & Moving Forward Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets

Published date grouping:March 2019 Date: Title: Festivus, Fortnite, and Focus: Remarks before the Council of Institutional Investors Spring Conference Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:February 2019 Date: Title: Introductory Remarks for Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. at African American History Month Celebration Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:February 2019 Date: Title: What’s Really in Your Index Fund? Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:February 2019 Date: Title: Regulation: A View from Inside the Machine Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Tom W. Collens, Professional Accounting Fellow
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Emily L. Fitts, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Sarah N. Esquivel, Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Sheri L. York, Professional Accounting Fellow
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Andrew W. Pidgeon, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Rahim M. Ismail, Professional Accounting Fellow
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker: Kevin L. Vaughn, Senior Associate Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: Statement in Connection with the 2018 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Wesley Bricker
Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: SEC Rulemaking Over the Past Year, the Road Ahead and Challenges Posed by Brexit, LIBOR Transition and Cybersecurity Risks Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:December 2018 Date: Title: The Salutary Effects of International Cooperation on SEC Enforcement Speaker: Steven Peikin, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement
Published date grouping:November 2018 Date: Title: Regulatory Apparitions: Remarks at the Exchequer Club Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce