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:January 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Commissioner Robert J. Jackson, Jr. Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the Inaugural Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Opening remarks at the the Inaugural Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Statement at the Inaugural Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Statement at Inaugural Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Opening Statement: Inaugural Meeting of the Asset Management Advisory Committee Speaker: Dalia Blass, Director, Division of Investment Management
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Order to Modernize the Governance Structure of National Market System Plans for Equity Market Data Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Reforming Stock Exchange Governance Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Notice of Proposed Order Regarding the Creation of a New Consolidated Market Data Plan for Equity Market Data Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting Considering a Proposed Commission Order Addressing Equity Market Data Plans Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Order for Creation of a New Consolidated Market Data Plan for Equity Market Data Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:January 2020 Date: Title: Statement on Senate Confirmation of Jovita Carranza as Administrator of the Small Business Administration Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Role of Audit Committees in Financial Reporting and Key Reminders Regarding Oversight Responsibilities Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
William Hinman, Director, Division of Corporation Finance
Sagar Teotia, Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Selection of Andrew Bailey to Succeed Mark Carney as Governor of the Bank of England Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Appointment of New Chair and Five New Members of the Financial Accounting Foundation Board of Trustees, and Appointment of Next Chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Commissioner Allison Herren Lee

Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement of Chairman Jay Clayton at Open Meeting Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Commission Actions Relating to Implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Commission Actions Relating to Implementation of Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Adoption of and Changes to Security-Based Swap Rules Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Disclosure of Issuer Payments Related To Extraction of Natural Resources Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Disclosure of Payments by Resource Extraction Issuers Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Resource Extraction Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Resource Extraction Rule Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Reducing Investor Protections around Private Markets Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Amending the “Accredited Investor” Definition Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Proposed Amendments to the Accredited Investor Definition Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:December 2019 Date: Title: Statement on the Proposed Expansion of the Accredited Investor Definition Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Proposed Rules on Funds' Use of Derivatives Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement on the Re-Proposal to Regulate Funds' Use of Derivatives as Well as Certain Sales Practices Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Letter from Robert J. Jackson, Jr. to Congresswoman Maloney, November 18, 2019 (PDF) Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement of Commissioners Jackson and Lee on Non-Transparent Exchange Traded Funds Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Whistleblower Program 2019 Annual Report to Congress Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at Meeting of the SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement of Chairman Jay Clayton on Proposals to Enhance the Accuracy, Transparency and Effectiveness of Our Proxy Voting System Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting: Modernizing SEC Rules Governing Proxy Voting Advice Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting: Procedural Requirements and Resubmission Thresholds under Exchange Act Rule 14a-8 Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Proposals to Restrict Shareholder Voting Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Proposed Amendments to Improve Accuracy and Transparency of Proxy Voting Advice Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Proposed Amendments to Modernize Shareholder Proposal Rule Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Shareholder Rights Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:November 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the Securities and Exchange Commission Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Asset-Level Disclosure Requirements for Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Statement on the Passing of Chancellor William T. Allen Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Leaders of CFTC, FinCEN, and SEC Issue Joint Statement on Activities Involving Digital Assets Speaker:

Heath Tarbert, Chairman, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Kenneth A. Blanco, Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN)

Jay Clayton, Chairman, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Statement regarding SEC Roundtable on Combating Elder Investor Fraud Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Opening Remarks to the Roundtable on Combating Elder Investor Fraud Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at the SEC Roundtable on Combating Elder Investor Fraud Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:October 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at the SEC Roundtable on Combating Elder Investor Fraud Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Statement on DERA’s 10th Anniversary Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Taking Significant Steps to Modernize Our Regulatory Framework Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Volcker Rule Amendments Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Statement of Commissioner Allison Herren Lee on Amendments to the Volcker Rule Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Update to June 2019 Joint Statement on Opportunistic Strategies in the Credit Derivatives Market Speaker:

SEC Chairman Jay Clayton

CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert

FCA Chief Executive Andrew Bailey

Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Amendments to the Volcker Rule Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Passing of Former SEC Chief Accountant James Schnurr Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Status of the Consolidated Audit Trail Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton

Published date grouping:September 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Joint Statement of Commissioners Robert J. Jackson, Jr. and Allison Herren Lee on Proposed Changes to Regulation S-K Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Commission Guidance and Interpretation Regarding Proxy Voting and Proxy Voting Advice Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Statement of Commissioner Allison Herren Lee On Proxy Voting and Proxy Solicitation Releases Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Statement at Open Meeting on Commission Guidance Regarding Proxy Voting and Proxy Voting Advice Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Proxy-Advisor Guidance Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting on Commission Guidance and Interpretation Regarding Proxy Voting and Proxy Voting Advice Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the 38th Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Commissioner Roisman Opening Remarks Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Remarks before the 38th Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Opening Remarks at the 38th Government-Business Forum on Small Business Capital Formation Speaker: Martha Miller, Advocate for Small Business Capital Formation
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at SEC’s Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Commissioner Roisman’s Remarks at the Small Business Capital Formation Advisory Committee Meeting Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Retirement of Lynnette Kelly Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:August 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Retirement of Lynnette Kelly Speaker: Rebecca Olsen, Director, Office of Municipal Securities
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Fixed Income Market Structure Advisory Committe Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Remarks to the SEC Investor Advisory Committee Speaker: Commissioner Allison Herren Lee
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Statement at the SEC Staff Roundtable on Short-Term / Long-Term Management of Public Companies, Our Periodic Reporting System and Regulatory Requirements Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Opportunity Zones Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Staff Statement on LIBOR Transition Speaker:

Division of Corporation Finance, Division of Investment Management, Division of Trading and Markets, and Office of the Chief Accountant[1]

Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Retirement of Chief Justice Strine Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Statement on the Retirement of Chief Justice Strine Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Joint Staff Statement on Broker-Dealer Custody of Digital Asset Securities Speaker:

Division of Trading and Markets, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Office of General Counsel, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority

Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Margin for Security Futures Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:July 2019 Date: Title: Statement Regarding Offers of Settlement Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Joint Statement on CFTC-SEC Portfolio Margining Harmonization Efforts Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Commencement of Appointment Process for the 2019-2024 PCAOB Board Seat Speaker: Sagar Teotia, Acting Chief Accountant, Office of the Chief Accountant
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement on the Adoption of Capital, Margin, and Segregation Requirements for Security-Based Swap Dealers and Major Security-Based Swap Participants Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Senate Confirmation of Allison H. Lee Speaker:

Chairman Jay Clayton
Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Commissioner Elad L. Roisman

Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Division of Trading and Markets Staff Fee Guidance Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Exchanging Views on Exchange-Traded Funds Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: “Veterans Hall” Dedication on the 75th Anniversary of D-Day Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting on Commission Actions to Enhance and Clarify the Obligations Financial Professionals Owe to our Main Street Investors Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting on Regulation Best Interest and Related Actions Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement at the Open Meeting on Regulation Best Interest, the Interpretation of the Standard of Conduct for Investment Advisers, the Form CRS Relationship Summary, and the Interpretation of “Solely Incidental” Speaker: Commissioner Elad L. Roisman
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Final Rules Governing Investment Advice Speaker: Commissioner Robert J. Jackson Jr.
Published date grouping:June 2019 Date: Title: Statement Regarding the SEC’s Rulemaking Package for Investment Advisers and Broker-Dealers Speaker: Rick Fleming, Investor Advocate
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at the SEC’s FinTech Forum Speaker: Commissioner Hester M. Peirce
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: Statement on Memorial Day Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton
Published date grouping:May 2019 Date: Title: Remarks at SEC Memorial Day Ceremony Speaker: Chairman Jay Clayton