Securities and Exchange Commission Historical Society

85th Anniversary of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and 20th Anniversary of the SEC Historical Society

Commemoration Program & Dinner, National Building Museum, Washington, DC

New Gallery
March 2019

Transformation & Regulation: Equities Market Structure, 1934 to 2018

The Nation's Marketplace
The Nation's Marketplace, Courtesy of the Prelinger Archives, Library of Congress

This new gallery explores nearly a century of market structure evolution. Learn how and why market participants automated the exchanges, and how innovators and regulators ultimately disrupted and attempted to integrate the larger market.

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In the Spotlight
Deloitte Fireside Chat

NOVEMBER 29, 2018
Blockchain and Crypto - A Rational Dialogue

Made possible by a generous grant from Deloitte & Touche LLP, this Fireside Chat separates fact from fiction in "Blockchain and Crypto - A Rational Dialog" featuring Dan Sunderland, Will Bible and Amy Steele.

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Oral History

March 5, 2012
William McLucas

In this video introduction, Bill McLucas provides an overview of key roles he held in an SEC career spanning 21 years. He also reflects on how the SEC's enforcement program has changed since his 2012 interview, and explains why he believes preserving the history of the U.S. securities markets is important. Learn more from his full oral history.

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