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:July 2018 Date: Title:What’s in a Name? Regulation Best Interest v. Fiduciary Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:July 2018 Date: Title:Remarks on the Establishment of the Task Force on Market Integrity and Consumer Fraud Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title:Remarks before the Institute of Management Accountant’s 2018 Annual Conference and Expo: “Advancing the Purpose and Promise of Those Involved in Financial Reporting” Speaker: Wesley Bricker, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title:Observations on Culture at Financial Institutions and the SEC Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title:Digital Asset Transactions: When Howey Met Gary (Plastic) Speaker: William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title:Stock Buybacks and Corporate Cashouts Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title:Progress Is Being Made: Continued Focus on Addressing Implementation Matters Speaker: Sagar Teotia, Deputy Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title:"A Framework of Trust" Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title:Remarks to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales: “The intersection of financial reporting and innovation" Speaker: Wesley Bricker, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:Remarks at the FINRA Annual Conference Speaker: Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets
Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:Keynote Address to the UJA Federation Speaker: Steven Peikin, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement
Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:The Why Behind the No: Remarks at the 50th Annual Rocky Mountain Securities Conference Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:Keynote Address at the New York City Bar Association’s 7th Annual White Collar Crime Institute Speaker: Steven Peikin, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement
Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:Tossing Fish and Catching Capital: Remarks at the 38th Annual Northwest Securities Institute CLE at the Washington State Bar Association Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2018 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference: “Working Together to Advance Financial Reporting” Speaker: Wesley Bricker, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:The Role of Machine Readability in an AI World Speaker:

Scott W. Bauguess
Deputy Chief Economist and Deputy Director, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis

Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:The Evolving Market for Retail Investment Services and Forward-Looking Regulation — Adding Clarity and Investor Protection while Ensuring Access and Choice Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title:Beaches and Bitcoin: Remarks before the Medici Conference Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title:Remarks at the PLI Investment Management Institute 2018 Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title:The Middle-Market IPO Tax Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title:Remarks at MSRB Dinner to Celebrate Milestones in Municipal Market Transparency Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title:Remarks before the SIFMA Equity Market Structure Conference Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title:Reflections of an Economist Commissioner Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title:International Organizations: Learning from the Past to Build for the Future Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title:Remarks at the Equity Market Structure Symposium Sponsored by the University of Chicago and the STA Foundation Speaker:

Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets

Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title:Remarks at the Equity Market Structure Symposium Sponsored by the University of Chicago and the STA Foundation Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title:Keynote Address, ICI 2018 Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title:Looking at Funds through the Right Glasses Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title:Corporate Governance: On the Front Lines of America's Cyber War Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title:SEC Women’s History Month Celebration — Introductory Remarks Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title:Remarks at the 2018 RegTech Data Summit - Old Fields, New Corn: Innovation in Technology and Law Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title:Keeping Shareholders on the Beat: A Call for a Considered Conversation About Mandatory Arbitration Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title:Mandatory Arbitration: An Illusory Remedy for Public Company Shareholders Speaker: Rick Fleming, Investor Advocate
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title:Opening Remarks at the “SEC Speaks” Conference Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title:Remarks at SEC Speaks:<br> Increasing Product Complexity: What’s at Stake? Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title:SEC African American History Month Celebration Introductory Remarks for Command Sergeant Major Michael L. Gragg Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title:Perpetual Dual-Class Stock: The Case Against Corporate Royalty Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title:“Mutualism: Reimagining the Role of Shareholders in Modern Corporate Governance” Remarks at Stanford University Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title:Keynote Address at the PLI’s Seventeenth Annual Institute on Securities Regulation in Europe Speaker: William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance
Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title:Opening Remarks at the Securities Regulation Institute Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title:Opening Remarks to SEC-NYU Dialogue on Securities Markets #4: Shareholder Engagement Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title:SEC-NYU Dialogue on Securities Market Regulation Concluding Remarks Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title:Remarks at Ceremonial Swearing In of Commissioners Hester M. Peirce and Robert J. Jackson, Jr. Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Address at Investment Company Institute’s 2017 Securities Law Developments Conference Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Keynote Address: ICI Securities Law Developments Conference Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Joseph R. Epstein, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Ryan Wolfe, Senior Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Robert B. Sledge, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Nigel J. James
Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Michael P. Berrigan, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Michal P. Dusza, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Barry Kanczuker, Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title:Statement in Connection with the 2017 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title:Remarks at the Third Annual Conference on the Evolving Structure of the U.S. Treasury Market Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the Financial Executives International 36th Annual Current Financial Reporting Issues Conference: Effective Financial Reporting in a Period of Change Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title:Reflections on the Past, Present, and Future of the SEC’s Enforcement of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Speaker:

Steven R. Peikin, Co-Director, Enforcement Division

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title:Governance and Transparency at the Commission and in Our Markets Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title:The SEC Enforcement Division’s Initiatives Regarding Retail Investor Protection and Cybersecurity Speaker:

Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title:Remarks at FINRA and Columbia University Market Structure Conference Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title:Addressing Implementation Matters to Improve Financial Reporting Speaker:

Sagar Teotia, Deputy Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title:Improving Investment Adviser Compliance Speaker:

Peter B. Driscoll, Acting Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title:A Joint Path Forward: Address at Eurofi Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions: Advancing High-Quality Financial Reporting in Our Financial and Capital Markets Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title:SEC-NYU Dialogue on Exchange-Traded Products Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title:SEC-NYU Dialogue on Exchange-Traded Products Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:August 2017 Date: Title:The Rulemaking Process: Two Accounting and Auditing Mini-case Studies Speaker:

Stephen Deane, CFA, Investor Engagement Advisor, Office of the Investor Advocate

Published date grouping:July 2017 Date: Title:Remarks at the Economic Club of New York Speaker:

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:July 2017 Date: Title:Lighting Our Capital Markets Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:June 2017 Date: Title:The Role of Big Data, Machine Learning, and AI in Assessing Risks: a Regulatory Perspective Speaker:

Scott W. Bauguess, Acting Director and Acting Chief Economist, DERA

Published date grouping:June 2017 Date: Title:Market Fragility and Interconnectedness in the Asset Management Industry Speaker:

Scott W. Bauguess, Acting Director and Acting Chief Economist, DERA

Published date grouping:June 2017 Date: Title:Keynote Address before the 2017 Journal of Accounting and Public Policy Conference – “The Interaction between Regulatory Institutions and Accounting: A Public Policy Perspective” Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:June 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 36th Annual SEC and Financial Reporting Institute Conference: “Advancing the Role of Credible Financial Reporting in the Capital Markets” Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title:Opening Remarks at SEC-NYU Dialogue on Securities Market Regulation: Reviving the U.S. IPO Market Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title:Opening Remarks at 2017 SEC/NASAA Annual Section 19(d) Conference Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title:Closing Remarks at North American Securities Administrators Association Section 19(d) Conference Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title:Enhancing the Demand for IPOs Speaker:

Rick A. Fleming, Investor Advocate

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the Bloomberg BNA Conference on Revenue Recognition Speaker:

Sylvia E. Alicea, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2017 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference: "Advancing Our Capital Markets with High-Quality Information" Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title:Remarks Before the 27th International Institute for Securities Market Growth and Development Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael Piwowar

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the University of Tennessee’s C. Warren Neel Corporate Governance Center: “Advancing the Role and Effectiveness of Audit Committees” Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title:New Special Study of the Securities Markets: Keynote Address Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title:Remarks before the Annual Life Sciences Accounting & Reporting Congress: “Advancing Effective Internal Control and Credible Financial Reporting” Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:February 2017 Date: Title:Improving Investor Engagement Speaker:

Rick A. Fleming, Investor Advocate

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission[1]

Published date grouping:February 2017 Date: Title:Remarks at the “SEC Speaks” Conference 2017: Remembering the Forgotten Investor Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:February 2017 Date: Title:The Markets in 2017: What’s at Stake? Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:January 2017 Date: Title:“The SEC after the Financial Crisis: Protecting Investors, Preserving Markets” Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks to the Investor Advisory Committee Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Working Together to Advance High Quality Information in the Capital Markets Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2016 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Ruth Uejio, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2016 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Brian Staniszewski, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2016 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Jennifer L. Todling, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Marc Panucci, Deputy Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2016 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Sylvia E. Alicea, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks at the 2016 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Julie A. Erhardt, Deputy Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Jonathan Wiggins, Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Jenifer Minke-Girard, Assistant Deputy Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2016 Date: Title:Remarks before the 2016 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Sean May, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:November 2016 Date: Title:Keynote Speech, ACI’s 33rd International Conference on the FCPA Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:November 2016 Date: Title:Moving Forward with the Commission's Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative Speaker:

Rick A. Fleming, Investor Advocate

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission[1]

Published date grouping:November 2016 Date: Title:A New Model for SEC Enforcement: Producing Bold and Unrelenting Results Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

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