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.  To view Public Statements prior to 2012, view the Public Statements Archive.

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Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Joint Statement on No-Action Relief for Non-Compliance with the Customer Protection Rule Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Statement Regarding Tradenet Capital Markets Ltd. Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Statement at the IDC Conference and Governing Council meeting Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Joint Open Meeting with CFTC - Customer Margin Rules for Security Futures and Request for Comment on Uncleared Swaps and Non-cleared Security-based Swaps Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: CFTC-SEC Joint Meeting Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Promoting an Effective Auditor Independence Framework Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Who Watches the Watchers?*
Joint Statement on Auditor Independence Amendments
Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Order Approving a Wireless Fee Schedule Setting Forth Available Wireless Bandwidth Connections and Wireless Market Data Connections Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Joint Statement Regarding New FAQs for Form CRS [1] Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Open Meeting on Proposed Finders Exemption – Providing Regulatory Clarity to Benefit Small Businesses Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Proposed Exemptive Order for Certain Activities of Finders Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting Considering a Proposed Exemptive Order for Finders Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Regulating in the Dark: What We Don’t Know About Finders Can Hurt Us Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Exemptive Relief for Finders Speaker: Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at Meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:October 2020 Date: Title: Statement of Commissioner Hester M. Peirce - Great Plains Trust Company Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Measures to Enhance the Fixed Income Markets Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the Meeting of the Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Modernizing the Shareholder Proposal Framework for the Benefit of All Shareholders Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Procedural Requirements and Resubmission Thresholds under Exchange Act Rule 14a-8 Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Procedural Requirements and Resubmission Thresholds under Exchange Act Rule 14a-8 Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Amendments to Rule 14a-8 Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Procedural Requirements and Resubmission Thresholds under Exchange Act Rule 14a-8 Speaker: Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Strengthening our Whistleblower Program Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Amendments to the Commission's Whistleblower Program Rules Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Commission’s New and Improved Whistleblower Program Rules Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: June Bug vs. Hurricane:* Whistleblowers Fight Tremendous Odds and Deserve Better Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement of Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw on Whistleblower Program Rule Amendments Speaker: Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: SEC FinHub Staff Statement on OCC Interpretation Speaker:

SEC FinHub Staff

Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Commission Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Commissioner Caroline A. Crenshaw
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Adoption of Amendments to Exchange Act Rule 15c2-11 Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Commission Action to Enhance Investor Protections in the OTC Market Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement at the SEC Regulation Think-In 2020 Conference Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Adoption of Amendments to Rule 15c2-11 Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement at the Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the September 16, 2020 Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the September 16, 2020 Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:September 2020 Date: Title: Statement on SEC Settlement Charging Token Issuer with Violation of Registration Provisions of the Securities Act of 1933 Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Modernizing the Framework for Business, Legal Proceedings and Risk Factor Disclosures Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Modernization of Regulation S-K 101, 103, and 105 Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Open Commission Meeting to Adopt Amendments to Items 101, 103, and 105 of Regulation S-K Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Regulation S-K and ESG Disclosures: An Unsustainable Silence Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the “Modernization” of Regulation S-K Items 101, 103, and 105 Speaker:

Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw

Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Modernization of the Accredited Investor Definition Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Amending the “Accredited Investor” Definition Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Commissioner Roisman Statement on Amending the “Accredited Investor” Definition Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Joint Statement on the Failure to Modernize the Accredited Investor Definition Speaker:

Commissioners Allison Herren Lee and Caroline Crenshaw

Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Update on the Consolidated Audit Trail: Data Security and Implementation Progress Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets
Manisha Kimmel, Senior Policy Advisor, Regulatory Reporting
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Amendments to the National Market System Plan Governing the Consolidated Audit Trail to Enhance Data Security Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on SEC Response to the Report of the President’s Working Group on Financial Markets Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance
Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets
Raquel Fox, Director, Office of International Affairs
Sagar Teotia, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Senate Confirmations of Hester M. Peirce and Caroline A. Crenshaw Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Transparency for our Investors and at the Commission Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Publication of Procedures for Nominating Candidates for Appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Publication on the Commission’s Website of Procedures for Nominating Candidates for Appointment to the Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Investor Advisory Committee Nominating Process Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Tailored Shareholder Reports Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Proposal to Improve Information Available to Fund Investors Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Summary Shareholder Report Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks: Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at Meeting of the SEC Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2020 Date: Title: Remarks to the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Statement Regarding SEC Ongoing Efforts to Protect Teachers’ Retirement Savings Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Statement by the Staff Standards of Conduct Implementation Committee Regarding New Form CRS Disclosures Speaker:

Staff Standards of Conduct Implementation Committee

Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Proxy Voting—Reaffirming and Modernizing the Core Principles of Fiduciary Duty and Transparency to Provide for Better Alignment of Interest Between Main Street Investors and the Market Professionals Who Invest and Vote on Their Behalf Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Open Meeting to Adopt Amendments to the Proxy Solicitation Rules Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Exemptions from the Proxy Rules for Proxy Voting Advice and Supplement to Commission Guidance Regarding Proxy Voting Responsibilities of Investment Advisers Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Paying More For Less: Higher Costs for Shareholders, Less Accountability for Management Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the Special Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Statement at the Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the Special Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Credit Ratings, Procyclicality and Related Financial Stability Issues: Select Observations Speaker:

COVID-19 Market Monitoring Group*

Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Remarks to the Financial Stability Oversight Council Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Proposal to Substantially Reduce 13F Reporting Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Statement at the SEC’s Emerging Markets Roundtable Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the Emerging Markets Roundtable Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:July 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Emerging Markets Roundtable Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Department of Labor’s Investment Advice Proposal Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: An Update on the Commission’s Targeted Regulatory Relief to Assist Market Participants Affected by COVID-19 and Ensure the Orderly Function of our Markets Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance
Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Brett Redfearn, Director, Division of Trading and Markets
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Amendments to the Volcker Rule “Covered Fund” Provisions Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Statement of Commissioner Allison Herren Lee on the Final Rules Continuing the Repeal of Volcker Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Commencement of Appointment Process for the 2020-2025 PCAOB Board Seat Speaker:

Sagar Teotia, Chief Accountant

Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Continued Importance of High-Quality Financial Reporting for Investors in Light of COVID-19 Speaker: Sagar Teotia, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Remarks to the Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the Virtual Small Business Forum Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the 39th Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Welcome Remarks at the SEC’s 39th Annual Small Business Forum Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Passing of Martin P. Dunn Speaker:

William H. Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance
Shelley E. Parratt, Deputy Director, Division of Corporation Finance

Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at the 2020 Municipal Securities Disclosure Conference Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Introductory Remarks: Municipal Securities Disclosure Conference Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at Spotlight on Transparency: A Discussion of Secondary Market Municipal Securities Disclosure Practices Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at 2020 Municipal Securities Disclosure Conference Speaker: Rebecca Olsen, Director, Office of Municipal Securities
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Confirmation of June 30 Compliance Date for Regulation Best Interest and Form CRS Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Statement on the Tenure of Andrew Olmem Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Remarks at Meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the June 2020 FIMSAC Meeting Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:June 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2020 Date: Title: Investment Company Act Section 18(i) Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton