The SEC's Office of the Investor Advocate: 2017 Report on Activities
Publication Date: January 5, 2018

The SEC's Office of the Investor Advocate (OIA) recently issued its 2017 annual Report on Activities. The report-required by Congress-describes the OIA's activities in a number of areas, including public company disclosure and the SEC's Disclosure Effectiveness Initiative, financial accounting and auditing standards, the definition of materiality, and corporate governance and the universal proxy.