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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.

 
Date Title Speaker
March 2015
March 4, 2015 The Need for Greater Secondary Market Liquidity for Small Businesses

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission*

March 4, 2015 Opening Statement to the March 2015 Meeting of the SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

March 4, 2015 Opening Remarks at Meeting of SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies

SEC Chair Mary Jo White

March 2, 2015 Statement on the Aggregate Impact of Financial Services Regulations

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

February 2015
Feb. 23, 2015 Dissenting Statement Regarding the Commission’s Order Approving a Proposed Rule Change to Adopt New Rule 5713 and List Paired Class Shares Issued by AccuShares® Commodities Trust I

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Feb. 19, 2015 Opening Statement at the Proxy Voting Roundtable

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Feb. 19, 2015 Ensuring the Proxy Process Works for Shareholders

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Feb. 13, 2015 Statement on Making the Municipal Securities Market More Transparent, Liquid, and Fair

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission*

Feb. 12, 2015 Statement on Passing of Former SEC Commissioner Harvey J. Goldschmid

Chair Mary Jo White

Feb. 12, 2015 Investor Advisory Committee Opening Remarks

Chair Mary Jo White

Feb. 11, 2015 Joint Dissenting Statement Concerning Modifications to Previously-Adopted Regulation SBSR

Commissioners Daniel M. Gallagher and Michael S. Piwowar

Feb. 9, 2015 Aligning the Interests of Company Executives and Directors with Shareholders

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Feb. 9, 2015 Joint Statement on the Commission’s Proposed Rule on Hedging Disclosures

Commissioners Daniel M. Gallagher and Michael S. Piwowar

Feb. 4, 2015 Dissenting Statement In the Matter of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar and Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Feb. 4, 2015 Statement at Open Meeting on the PCAOB Proposed Budget and Accounting Support Fee for 2015

Chair Mary Jo White

Feb. 4, 2015 Statement at Open Meeting on the PCAOB Proposed Budget and Accounting Support Fee for 2015

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Feb. 4, 2015 Statement on the Commission’s Consideration of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s Proposed 2015 Budget and Accounting Support Fee

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Feb. 4, 2015 Statement at an Open Meeting of the Commission to Consider the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board’s 2015 Budget and Accounting Support Fee

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Feb. 4, 2015 Statement at Open Meeting on the PCAOB Proposed Budget and Accounting Support Fee for 2015

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Feb. 2, 2015 Statement on Proposed SEC Budget for FY 2016

Chair Mary Jo White

January 2015
Jan. 16, 2015 Statement from Chair White Directing Staff to Review Commission Rule for Excluding Conflicting Proxy Proposals

Chair Mary Jo White

Jan. 14, 2015 Statement at Open Meeting Concerning Rules Regarding Security-Based Swap Data Repositories and Regulation SBSR

Chair Mary Jo White

Jan. 14, 2015 Statement at Open Meeting Concerning Rules Regarding Security-Based Swap Data Repositories and Regulation SBSR

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Jan. 14, 2015 Dissenting Statement at Open Meeting Concerning Rules Regarding Security-Based Swap Data Repositories and Regulation SBSR

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Jan. 14, 2015 Statement at Open Meeting Concerning Rules Regarding Security-Based Swap Data Repositories and Regulation SBSR

Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Jan. 14, 2015 Dissenting Statement at Open Meeting Concerning Rules Regarding Security-Based Swap Data Repositories and Regulation SBSR

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

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Date: March 4, 2015

Title: The Need for Greater Secondary Market Liquidity for Small Businesses

Speaker

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission*

Date: March 4, 2015

Title: Opening Remarks at Meeting of SEC Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies

Speaker

SEC Chair Mary Jo White

Date: March 2, 2015

Title: Statement on the Aggregate Impact of Financial Services Regulations

Speaker

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Date: Feb. 19, 2015

Title: Opening Statement at the Proxy Voting Roundtable

Speaker

Commissioner Daniel M. Gallagher

Date: Feb. 19, 2015

Title: Ensuring the Proxy Process Works for Shareholders

Speaker

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Date: Feb. 13, 2015

Title: Statement on Making the Municipal Securities Market More Transparent, Liquid, and Fair

Speaker

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission*

Date: Feb. 12, 2015

Title: Statement on Passing of Former SEC Commissioner Harvey J. Goldschmid

Speaker

Chair Mary Jo White

Date: Feb. 12, 2015

Title: Investor Advisory Committee Opening Remarks

Speaker

Chair Mary Jo White

Date: Feb. 11, 2015

Title: Joint Dissenting Statement Concerning Modifications to Previously-Adopted Regulation SBSR

Speaker

Commissioners Daniel M. Gallagher and Michael S. Piwowar

Date: Feb. 9, 2015

Title: Aligning the Interests of Company Executives and Directors with Shareholders

Speaker

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Date: Feb. 9, 2015

Title: Joint Statement on the Commission’s Proposed Rule on Hedging Disclosures

Speaker

Commissioners Daniel M. Gallagher and Michael S. Piwowar

Date: Feb. 4, 2015

Title: Dissenting Statement In the Matter of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc.

Speaker

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar and Commissioner Kara M. Stein

Date: Feb. 4, 2015

Title: Statement at Open Meeting on the PCAOB Proposed Budget and Accounting Support Fee for 2015

Speaker

Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar

Date: Feb. 4, 2015

Title: Statement at Open Meeting on the PCAOB Proposed Budget and Accounting Support Fee for 2015

Speaker

Commissioner Michael S. Piwowar

Date: Feb. 2, 2015

Title: Statement on Proposed SEC Budget for FY 2016

Speaker

Chair Mary Jo White