World Investor Week is a global campaign promoted by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) to raise awareness about the importance of investor education and protection. Check out how the SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy and Regional Offices participated in the campaign, which took place October 5-11, 2020. During the week, individual investors, investment professionals, teachers, parents, researchers, and other interested individuals, firms, regulators, and organizations were encouraged to help promote investor education and, in particular, World Investor Week's key messages.
World Investor Week Highlights
Office of Investor Education and Advocacy Director Lori Schock co-hosts a World Investor Week Twitter chat with CFTC, FINRA, and the National Futures Association on protecting your money and investing in times of uncertainty.
Commissioner Caroline Crenshaw and Tom Manganello from the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy gave a presentation to 129 new JAG officers at the Army JAG School during World Investor Week.
Staff from our Philadelphia Regional Office held several outreach events at Cheltenham High School during World Investor Week.
Staff from the Office of Investor Education and Advocacy gave a presentation about TSP accounts during World Investor Week.
Staff from our Philadelphia Office hosted a senior outreach event with the US Attorney's Office for the Western District of Pennsylvania and the FBI during World Investor Week.
Rebecca Franciscus, along with Kurt Gottschall, Chris Friedman, and Ryan Butters in the Denver Regional Office, hosted an investment, retirement, and fraud prevention training for nearly 600 federal employees and military service members, in conjunction with the TSP.
Staff from our Miami Regional Office collaborated with local government agencies for a virtual presentation on how to avoid investment fraud and protect against COVID-19 investment scams.
Modified: Nov. 5, 2020