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Putting Investors First - SEC Performance Accountability Report, 2010

SEC Chairman mary Schapiro

Message from the Chairman:

Over the last twelve months, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has strengthened its ability to protect investors, promote fair, orderly and efficient markets, and encourage capital formation.


Mission and Vision

The mission of the SEC is to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation. The SEC's vision is to strengthen the integrity and soundness of U.S. securities markets for the benefit of investors and other market participants, and to conduct its work in a manner that is as sophisticated, flexible, and dynamic as the securities markets it regulates.


Also in the Report:

plus FY 2010 Year in Review
plus Performance Results Summary
plus Financial Statements
plus Appendixes