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
11, 2019 at 10:00 a.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
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.
For more information on attending the meeting visit the SEC Pro Group
home page: www.secprofessionals.org.
About SEC Professionals Group
The SEC Professionals Group is
a community of in-house professionals who actively prepare and file
financial reports with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Our
exclusive community of 10,000 members represents over two-thirds of
large U.S. public companies and also includes membership from many
smaller companies as well. The group was founded by Workiva (NYSE:WK).
SEC Professionals Group sponsors include:
Consultants, Advantex Professional Services, Aston Carter, Baker Tilly
Search & Staffing, Brilliant, Calcbench, CFGI, Equity Methods, FEI,
Houlihan Lokey, K&L Gates, Kranz & Associates, Ice Miller, iMatch,
Intelligize, Marshall & Stevens, Randstad, RGP, RHI, SEC Institute,
Stout, The Siegfried Group, Two Degrees, VACO, Valuation Research
Corporation , VincentBenjamin, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, Winter
Wyman and Workiva