The Honorable Jay Clayton, SEC Chairman, to Speak at SEC Professionals Group Quarterly Meeting
UPDATE: The SEC Professionals Group announced a date and time change to the presentation by The Honorable Jay Clayton, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The new date and time will be September 10, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. central time.
The SEC Professionals Group, the preeminent group for financial reporting practitioners, today announced The Honorable Jay Clayton, Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will speak at its quarterly meeting on September 10, 2019 at 4:00 p.m. central time. The meeting will be held during the Workiva Amplify user conference at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.
“As an organization devoted to the needs and development of the professionals planning, interpreting and presenting public company performance, the most significant speaker we can have is the Chairman of the SEC,” said David Feit, SEC Pro Group member.
Chairman Clayton, who was sworn in on May 2017, has decades of experience ranging from the front lines to the executive office. Prior to joining the Commission, Chairman Clayton was a partner at Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, where he was a member of the firm’s management committee and co-head of its corporate practice.
Areas of focus for Chairman Clayton include making U.S. capital markets more accessible to businesses and investors while ensuring that the U.S. continues to be the world’s leader of effective disclosure, and examining and addressing structural issues in equity and fixed income markets.
Attendees will hear about the priorities and direction of the SEC and gain insights on how they can adapt to new regulatory standards. The Chairman will answer questions submitted by SEC Pro Group members on recent regulatory requirements related to cyber security, smaller reporting companies, accounting for crypto currencies and expanding investor access to private capital markets.
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