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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Speaker
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

Published date grouping:November 2016 Date: Title: Examining the Dodd-Frank Act and the Future of Financial Regulation Speaker:

Rick A. Fleming, Investor Advocate

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission[1]

Published date grouping:November 2016 Date: Title: Remarks to the ALI CLE 2016 Conference on Life Insurance Products Speaker:

David W. Grim, Director, Division of Investment Management

Published date grouping:October 2016 Date: Title: A Vision for Data at the SEC Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:October 2016 Date: Title: Prioritizing Regulatory Enhancements for the U.S. Treasury Market Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:October 2016 Date: Title: Improving Disclosure with Smart Data Speaker:

Rick A. Fleming, Investor Advocate

Published date grouping:October 2016 Date: Title: Remarks at 2016 Conference on Auditing and Capital Markets Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission [1]

Published date grouping:October 2016 Date: Title: Has Big Data Made Us Lazy? Speaker:

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

Published date grouping:October 2016 Date: Title: Remarks at the National Society of Compliance Professionals 2016 National Conference Speaker:

Andrew J. Donohue, Chief of Staff

Published date grouping:October 2016 Date: Title: Inside the National Exam Program in 2016 Speaker:

Marc Wyatt, Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Published date grouping:October 2016 Date: Title: The Impact of SEC Enforcement on Public Finance Speaker:

Andrew J. Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:September 2016 Date: Title: The SEC Enforcement Division’s Focus on Auditors and Auditing Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:September 2016 Date: Title: Securities Regulation in the Interconnected, Global Marketplace Speaker:
Chair Mary Jo White
Published date grouping:September 2016 Date: Title: Remarks before the AICPA National Conference on Banks & Savings Institutions Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Interim Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:September 2016 Date: Title: Equity Market Structure in 2016 and for the Future Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:September 2016 Date: Title: The SEC’s Whistleblower Program: The Successful Early Years Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:September 2016 Date: Title: Remarks at FINRA’s 2016 Fixed Income Conference Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:August 2016 Date: Title: Investor Protection in the Municipal Securities Markets Speaker:

Rick A. Fleming, Investor Advocate

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission [1]

Published date grouping:July 2016 Date: Title: Remarks Before the Quadrilateral Meeting of the FMLC/FMLG/FLB/EFMLG Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:July 2016 Date: Title: Remarks at the FINRA Foundation 2015 National Financial Capability Study Release Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:June 2016 Date: Title: Keynote Address, SEC Regulation Outside the United States “The SEC at Home and Abroad” Speaker:

Andrew J. Donohue, Chief of Staff

Published date grouping:June 2016 Date: Title: Keynote Address, International Corporate Governance Network Annual Conference: Focusing the Lens of Disclosure to Set the Path Forward on Board Diversity, Non-GAAP, and Sustainability Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:June 2016 Date: Title: Remarks at the ISDA Annual Legal Forum in New York Speaker:

Gary Barnett, Deputy Director, Division of Trading and Markets

Published date grouping:June 2016 Date: Title: Remarks before the 35th Annual SEC and Financial Reporting Institute Conference Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Deputy Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:June 2016 Date: Title: Remarks Before the SEC Historical Society – “The Continuous Process of Optimizing the Equity Markets” Speaker:
Chair Mary Jo White
Published date grouping:May 2016 Date: Title: Keynote Address Investment Company Institute 2016 General Meeting – "The Future of Investment Company Regulation" Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:May 2016 Date: Title: New Directions in Corporate Compliance: Keynote Luncheon Speech Speaker:

Andrew J. Donohue, Chief of Staff

Published date grouping:May 2016 Date: Title: Securities Enforcement Forum West 2016 Keynote Address: Private Equity Enforcement Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:May 2016 Date: Title: New Ways for the Financing of Small and Medium Enterprises and the Challenges of Crowdfunding Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:May 2016 Date: Title: Disclosure in the Digital Age: Time for a New Revolution Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M Stein

Published date grouping:May 2016 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2016 Baruch College Financial Reporting Conference Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Deputy Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:April 2016 Date: Title: Keynote Address at the SEC-Rock Center on Corporate Governance Silicon Valley Initiative Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:March 2016 Date: Title: The Fund Director in 2016: Keynote Address at the Mutual Fund Directors Forum 2016 Policy Conference Speaker: Chair Mary Jo White
Published date grouping:March 2016 Date: Title: Acceptance Remarks at the Penn Law Women’s Summit Awards Luncheon Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:March 2016 Date: Title: Remarks before the 12th Annual Life Sciences Accounting and Reporting Congress Speaker:

James V. Schnurr, Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:March 2016 Date: Title: Remarks to the Investment Company Institute’s 2016 Mutual Funds and Investment Management Conference Speaker:

David W. Grim, Director, Division of Investment Management

Published date grouping:March 2016 Date: Title: Remarks to the PLI Investment Management Institute – 2016 Speaker:

David Grim, Director, Division of Investment Management

Published date grouping:March 2016 Date: Title: UIC-SEC Joint Symposium to Raise Public Awareness: Combating Pyramid Schemes and Affinity Frauds Opening Remarks Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:March 2016 Date: Title: Remarks at ABS Vegas 2016 [1] Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:February 2016 Date: Title: Chairman’s Address at SEC Speaks - “Beyond Disclosure at the SEC in 2016” Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:February 2016 Date: Title: Remarks at the “SEC Speaks” Conference: What Lies Ahead? The SEC in 2016 Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:February 2016 Date: Title: The Falling Leaves of the Buttonwood Tree Speaker:

Rick A. Fleming, Investor Advocate

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission[1]

Published date grouping:February 2016 Date: Title: Accredited Investors (slides from DERA presentation) (PDF) Speaker:

Mark J. Flannery
Director and Chief Economist

Published date grouping:February 2016 Date: Title: Leveraging Data and Analytics at the SEC to Assess Risk (slides from DERA presentation) (PDF) Speaker:

Scott W. Bauguess
Deputy Director and Deputy Chief Economist

Published date grouping:February 2016 Date: Title: Analysis Supporting the SEC’s Rulemaking (slides from DERA presentation) (PDF) Speaker:
Christof W. Stahel
Assistant Director
Published date grouping:January 2016 Date: Title: A Conversation with Chair Mary Jo White
Keynote Session
43rd Annual Securities Regulation Institute
Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:January 2016 Date: Title: Directors Forum 2016 Keynote Address Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement 

Published date grouping:January 2016 Date: Title: International Developments – Past, Present and Future Speaker:

Keith F. Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks to the ICI 2015 Securities Law Development Conference Speaker:

David Grim, Director, Division of Investment Management

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Keynote Address at the 2015 AICPA National Conference: "Maintaining High-Quality, Reliable Financial Reporting: A Shared and Weighty Responsibility" Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

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

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Courtney D. Sachtleben
Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Christopher D. Semesky, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Ashley Wright, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Christopher M. Rickli, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks Before the 2015 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Michael W. Husich, Senior Associate Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Kris Shirley, Professional Accounting Fellow, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Brian T. Croteau

Deputy Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 AICPA Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Deputy Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:December 2015 Date: Title: Remarks before the 2015 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 2015 Date: Title: Remarks Before the 2015 AICPA National Conference on Current SEC and PCAOB Developments Speaker:

James V. Schnurr, Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:November 2015 Date: Title: Keynote Remarks at the Women's Forum of New York Breakfast of Corporate Champions: "The Pursuit of Gender Parity in the American Boardroom" Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:November 2015 Date: Title: ACI’s 32nd FCPA Conference Keynote Address Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:November 2015 Date: Title: Executive Compensation: Looking Beyond the Dodd-Frank Horizon Speaker:

Keith F. Higgins, Director, Division of Corporation Finance

Published date grouping:November 2015 Date: Title: Remarks at the 34th Annual Current Financial Reporting Issues Conference Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:November 2015 Date: Title: Surfing the Wave: Technology, Innovation, and Competition – Remarks at Harvard Law School’s Fidelity Guest Lecture Series Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:November 2015 Date: Title: 2015 National Society of Compliance Professionals, National Conference: Keynote Address Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:November 2015 Date: Title: Remarks to the ALI CLE 2015 Conference on Life Insurance Company Products Speaker:

Dave Grim, Director, Division of Investment Management, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Published date grouping:November 2015 Date: Title: Market Structure Enforcement: Looking Back and Forward Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: Keynote Address at the 47th Annual Securities Regulation Institute: "Building a Dynamic Framework for Offering Reform" Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: Remarks Before the UCI Audit Committee Summit Speaker:

James Schnurr, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: Economic Analysis: Providing Insight to Advance the Missions of the SEC and the PCAOB Speaker:

Mark J. Flannery, Chief Economist and Director, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: Keynote Address at the Evolving Structure of the U.S. Treasury Market Conference, Federal Reserve Bank of New York: "Taking Stock of Treasury Market Regulation" Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: Keynote Remarks at the 2015 Women in Policing Conference: “Women in the NYPD: Hear Them Roar” Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: Keynote Address at the Managed Fund Association: “Five Years On: Regulation of Private Fund Advisers After Dodd-Frank” Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: Remarks at NRS 30th Annual Fall Investment Adviser and Broker-Dealer Compliance Conference Speaker:

Andrew J. Donohue, Chief of Staff

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: The Important Work of Boards of Directors Speaker:

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Published date grouping:October 2015 Date: Title: Introductory Remarks at the National Faith Leaders Conference “Protecting Investors Protects You” Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:September 2015 Date: Title: Market Structure in the 21st Century: Bringing Light to the Dark Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:September 2015 Date: Title: Remarks at the AICPA National Conference on Banks and Savings Institutions Speaker:

James Schnurr, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:September 2015 Date: Title: Remarks at the Bloomberg BNA Conference on Revenue Recognition Speaker:

Wesley R. Bricker, Deputy Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:September 2015 Date: Title: Building Healthy Capital Markets: From the 2008 Financial Crisis to Digital Disruption and Beyond – Keynote Address to the Eurofi Financial Forum Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:September 2015 Date: Title: Accountants and Capital Markets in an Era of Digital Disruption: Remarks to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and BritishAmerican Business Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:August 2015 Date: Title: Dodd-Frank at Five: A Capital Markets Swan Song Speaker:

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Published date grouping:July 2015 Date: Title: The Need for Proactivity:Remarks at the 2015 National Association of Women Lawyers Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:July 2015 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: Building Meaningful Communication and Engagement with Shareholders Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: A Threefold Cord[1] - Working Together to Meet the Pervasive Challenge of Cyber-Crime Speaker:

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

United States Securities and Exchange Commission

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: Activism, Short-Termism, and the SEC: Remarks at the 21st Annual Stanford Directors’ College Speaker:

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: Anti-Money Laundering: An Often-Overlooked Cornerstone of Effective Compliance Speaker:

Kevin W. Goodman, National Associate Director, Broker-Dealer Examination Program, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: Mutual Funds - The Next 75 Years Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: Quality Data and the Power of Prevention: Remarks at Meet the Market, North America Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: Remarks at the 34th Annual SEC and Financial Reporting Institute Conference Speaker:

James Schnurr, Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: Remarks Before the SEC Historical Society Speaker:

Chair Mary Jo White

Published date grouping:June 2015 Date: Title: Capital Unbound: Remarks at the Cato Summit on Financial Regulation Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:May 2015 Date: Title: Remarks Before the Exchequer Club of Washington, D.C. Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:May 2015 Date: Title: Structured Products – Complexity and Disclosure – Do Retail Investors Really Understand What They Are Buying and What the Risks Are? Speaker:

Amy M. Starr, Chief, Office of Capital Market Trends

Published date grouping:May 2015 Date: Title: Private Equity: A Look Back and a Glimpse Ahead Speaker:

Marc Wyatt, Acting Director, Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Published date grouping:May 2015 Date: Title: The SEC’s Cooperation Program: Reflections on Five Years of Experience Speaker:

Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement