11/20/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 11/20/2019 09:47
Washington D.C., Nov. 20, 2019 -
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it will host a conference on Dec. 4 entitled 'The State of Our Securities Markets.'
The conference will bring together current and former government officials and experts from different areas of the private sector to explore and discuss the ever-changing economic, risk and market environment and what those changes mean for the structure and function of the securities markets. Areas of focus at the conference will include global macroeconomic trends-and their impacts on our capital markets; changes to the global equity and credit markets-including how today's markets differ from those of the early 2000s and market concentration and fragmentation within certain areas of the securities markets, including relevant causes and potential risks and effects.
SEC participants will include Chairman Jay Clayton, Division of Economic and Risk Analysis Director S.P. Kothari, and Division of Investment Management Director Dalia Blass. Outside experts will include:
The conference will be held at SEC headquarters in Washington, DC from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., with doors opening for attendees at 8:30 a.m. The event will be open to the public, with advance pre-registration available here. A livestream of the event will be available to the public at www.sec.gov.
A complete detailed agenda will be released in the near future.