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:June 2018 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Remarks at the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee Meeting Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Investment Company Disclosure Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Opening Remarks to the Elder Justice Coordinating Council Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Inter-Agency Proposal for Amendments to the Volcker Rule Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Amendments to the Volcker Rule Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Revisions to Prohibitions and Restrictions on Proprietary Trading and Certain Interests in, and Relationships With, Hedge Funds and Private Equity Funds Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Proposed Amendments to the Volcker Rule Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Investment Company Design, Delivery and Disclosures Rulemaking Package Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Optional Internet Availability of Investment Company Shareholder Reports Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Investment Company Rule 30e-3, Enabling Optional Internet Availability of Shareholder Reports Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:June 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Final Rule on the Optional Internet Availability of Investment Company Shareholder Reports, Request for Comment on the Investor Experience, and Request for Comment on Intermediary Fees Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title: Statement on NASAA’s Announcement of Enforcement Sweep Targeting Fraudulent ICOs and Crypto-asset Investment Products Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:May 2018 Date: Title: Statement of Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Public Engagement Regarding Standards of Conduct for Investment Professionals Rulemaking Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Overview of the Standards of Conduct for Investment Professionals Rulemaking Package Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting on Standards of Conduct for Investment Professionals Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Proposals Relating to Regulation Best Interest, Form CRS, Restrictions on the Use of Certain Names or Titles, and Commission Interpretation Regarding the Standard of Conduct for Investment Advisers Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Form CRS, Proposed Regulation Best Interest and Notice of Proposed Commission Interpretation Regarding Standard of Conduct for Investment Advisers (Proposed Rule) Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Proposed Rulemakings and Interpretations Relating to Retail Investor Relationships with Investment Professionals Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting on Standards of Conduct for Investment Professionals Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Letter of Commissioners Piwowar and Peirce on Regulation A Offering Amount Limitation Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Commissioner Hester M. Peirce

Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Second Meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:April 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Passing of Enforcement Division Associate Director Scott W. Friestad Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Commissioner Hester M. Peirce

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on the Proposed Transaction Fee Pilot for NMS Stocks Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Amendments to Public Reporting of Fund Liquidity Information Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Investment Company Liquidity Disclosure Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Rule to Conduct a Transaction Fee Pilot in NMS stocks Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on the Proposed Transaction Fee Pilot for NMS Stocks Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Amendments to Public Reporting of Fund Liquidity Information Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on the Proposed Transaction Fee Pilot for NMS Stocks Speaker:

Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr. 

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Amendments to Public Reporting of Fund Liquidity Information Speaker:

Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr.

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Transaction Fee Pilot Proposal Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Amendments to Public Reporting of Fund Liquidity Information Speaker:

Commissioner Hester M. Peirce

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker:

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Remarks at the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee Meeting Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:March 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Potentially Unlawful Online Platforms for Trading Digital Assets Speaker:

Divisions of Enforcement and Trading and Markets

Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Cybersecurity Interpretive Guidance Speaker:

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Commission Statement and Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Commission Statement and Guidance on Public Company Cybersecurity Disclosures Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:February 2018 Date: Title: Joint Statement: Thank You Jacob "Jake" Stillman Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr.
Commissioner Hester M. Peirce

Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title: Statement by SEC Chairman Jay Clayton and CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo: Regulators are Looking at Cryptocurrency Speaker:

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

CFTC Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo

Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title: Statement on Charges Against Former KPMG and PCAOB Personnel Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title: Joint Statement by SEC and CFTC Enforcement Directors Regarding Virtual Currency Enforcement Actions Speaker:

SEC Co-Enforcement Directors Stephanie Avakian and Steven Peikin and CFTC Enforcement Director James McDonald

Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Inaugural Meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title: Remarks to the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title: Remarks at the Inaugural Meeting of the Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar
Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title: Statement on NASAA’s Message to Investors about ICOs Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:January 2018 Date: Title: Statement on PCAOB Board Member Changes Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Chief Accountant Wes Bricker

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Senate Confirmation of Hester Peirce and Robert J. Jackson, Jr. Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title: Statement on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title: Jury Finds Technology Company Founder Liable for Misleading Investors About Energy-Efficient Computer Servers Speaker:

Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director, SEC Division of Enforcement
Steven Peikin, Co-Director, SEC Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Appointment of New PCAOB Board Members Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings Speaker:

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title: Statement From Enforcement Division Co-Directors on Jury Verdict in Financial Fraud Case Speaker:

Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director, SEC Division of Enforcement
Steven Peikin, Co-Director, SEC Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:December 2017 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title: Remarks to the Annual Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title: 2017 Government–Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Opening Remarks Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Status of the Consolidated Audit Trail Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Passing of Former SEC Commissioner Isaac Hunt Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:November 2017 Date: Title: SEC Statement Urging Caution Around Celebrity Backed ICOs Speaker:

SEC Division of Enforcement and
SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Statement on the Staff’s No-Action Relief Regarding MiFID II Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Statement on SEC Approval of the PCAOB’s New Auditor’s Reporting Standard Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Statement on PCAOB’s New Auditor’s Reporting Standard Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Adoption of Auditor’s Reporting Model Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Remarks at the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee Meeting Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting: Proposal to Modernize and Simplify Disclosure Requirements Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Statement of Commissioner Piwowar at Open Meeting Regarding FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Proposal of FAST Act Modernization and Simplification of Regulation S-K Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:October 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Jury's Verdict in Trial of Howard Present Speaker:

Stephanie Avakian, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement

Steven Peikin, Co-Director, Division of Enforcement

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title: Update on the Search and Selection Process for Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Next Members Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Cybersecurity Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Cybersecurity Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title: Opening Remarks before the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title: Opening Remarks before the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:September 2017 Date: Title: SEC Launches Nationwide Search to Hire Agency’s First-Ever “Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation” Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:August 2017 Date: Title: James R. Doty, Chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, Agrees To Remain in Place for Search and Transition Period for New Board Members Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:August 2017 Date: Title: Statement of Chairman Jay Clayton and Commissioners Kara M. Stein and Michael S. Piwowar on passing of former SEC Chairman Harold M. Williams Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:July 2017 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the National Compliance Outreach Program for Broker-Dealers Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:July 2017 Date: Title: Statement by the Divisions of Corporation Finance and Enforcement on the Report of Investigation on The DAO Speaker:

Divisions of Corporation Finance and Enforcement

Published date grouping:July 2017 Date: Title: Comment Letter in Response to the Department of Labor’s “Request for Information Regarding the Fiduciary Rule and Prohibited Transaction Exemptions” Speaker:

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:June 2017 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:June 2017 Date: Title: Public Comments from Retail Investors and Other Interested Parties on Standards of Conduct for Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title: Statement on Leon Cooperman Settling Insider Trading Charges Speaker:

Stephanie Avakian, Acting Enforcement Division Director

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title: Opening Remarks Before the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:May 2017 Date: Title: Remarks Before the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies Speaker:

Commissioner Kara Stein

Published date grouping:April 2017 Date: Title: Statement of Acting Chairman Piwowar on the Court of Appeals Decision on the Conflict Minerals Rule Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:April 2017 Date: Title: Updated Statement on the Effect of the Court of Appeals Decision on the Conflict Minerals Rule Speaker:

SEC Division of Corporation Finance

Published date grouping:April 2017 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the April 2017 Meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:April 2017 Date: Title: Remarks at the Meeting of the Equity Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting: Amendment to Shorten the Trade Settlement Cycle Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting: Amendment to Shorten the Trade Settlement Cycle Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title: Remarks at Office of the Investor Advocate’s Evidence Summit Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title: Remarks at the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee Meeting Speaker:

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title: Opening Statement on Proposed Amendment to Rule 15c2-12 Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar

Published date grouping:March 2017 Date: Title: Opening Statement on Inline XBRL Filing of Tagged Data Speaker:

Acting Chairman Michael S. Piwowar

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