Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society
FEATURE

What is the Securities & Exchange Commission Historical Society?

Watch this short video outlining the history and beginnings of the society.

New Program

Q&A with SEC Enforcement Division Co-Directors
Stephanie Avakian & Steven Peikin


On October 21, 2019, the SEC Enforcement Division Co-Directors, Stephanie Avakian and Stephen Peikin joined us for a live webcast Q&A. The program, moderated by former head of the Chicago regional office, Merri Jo Gillette, included discussion of SEC enforcement priorities in areas such as cybersecurity, FCPA, sanctions, and enterprise risk management.

The Society wishes to thank Kristofer Swanson, Charles River Associates, and Steven Scholes, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP, for their generous assistance in support of this program.

In the Spotlight

MORGAN LEWIS PRESENTS 2019
Spotlight on SEC Cyber Trends: A Conversation with Carolyn Welshhans


Carolyn Welshhans, Associate Director and acting Cyber Unit Chief in the SEC's Enforcement Division, discussed trends in today's emerging cyber landscape with Morgan Lewis partner Ivan Harris. Topics included initial coin offerings (ICOs), trading (hacking, account intrusion, and manipulations), cybersecurity controls, and issuer disclosures.

85th Anniversary of the SEC Dinner

Photo Gallery - 85th Anniversary of the SEC Dinner

Carolyn Welshanns

On June 3, 2019 we commemorated the 85th Anniversary of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and 20th Anniversary of the Historical Society. We greatly appreciate the many sponsors who made this special event possible. View photos from the event.

Former SEC Chairs Roundtable- Moderated by Chairman Jay Clayton


Thanks to the generous support of Kalorama Partners LLS and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, we were honored to present a roundtable discussion of former SEC Chairs with Chairman Jay Clayton on June 3, 2019.

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Latest Oral Histories
October 26, 2018

Robert Khuzami

November 15, 2018

Thomas Newkirk

December 26, 2018

Colleen Mahoney


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Permission for Use

The virtual museum and archive is copyrighted by the SEC Historical Society. The Society reserves the right to restrict access to or use of the museum by any user at any time.

Users are prohibited from sharing or downloading any material for publication or commercial purposes without written permission from the Executive Director. Requests for permission must be submitted by email and specify the material requested and for what purpose.

Material used with the Society's permission should be credited to: www.sechistorical.org.