Friday, April 10, 2009

SEC Chairman Outlines Agenda

SEC Chairman Mary L. Schapiro addressed the Council of Institutional Investors on April 6, 2009, outlining the SEC's agenda for the restructuring of the regulatory system to provide "strong and effective" investor protection. Ms. Shapiro identified market structure, disclosure, the regulation of market professionals, and enforcement as the four key areas the SEC will focus on to achieve fair and efficient capital markets.