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SEC committee holds meeting on equity market structure, use of materiality

On Behalf of | Mar 7, 2024 | Securities and Compliance

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced details of a public meeting being held by its Investor Advisory Committee today.

The committee focuses on investor-related interests.  It advises the SEC on regulatory priorities and various initiatives to help protect investors and promote the integrity of the U.S. securities markets.

The meeting will feature two separate discussions. One involves the SEC’s proposals to improve equity market structure.  The other session examines the use of materiality as a disclosure standard, focusing on whether the definition can be improved to better serve investors.  The committee will also discuss a recommendation regarding digital engagement practices.

The public meeting is being held at the SEC’s headquarters in Washington, D.C. and is also being webcast on the SEC website.

The Investor Advisory Committee, established by the Dodd-Frank Act, is authorized by Congress to submit findings and recommendations to the SEC.

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