U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Chairman: Mary Schapiro
Toll-Free Investor Information Service: +1-800-SEC-0330
100 F Street, NE
Washington, DC 20549
The mission of the SEC is to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation. Its responsibilities include interpreting federal securities law; issuing new rules and amending existing rules; overseeing the inspection of securities firms, brokers, investment advisers, and ratings agencies; overseeing private regulatory organizations in the securities, accounting, and auditing fields; and coordinating U.S. securities regulation ...