The Securities and Exchange Commission issued a comment draft on October 8 titled “Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2010-2015,” which includes the SEC’s mission, vision, values, strategic goals, planned initiatives and performance metrics. The SEC’s initiatives for the next five years include revising its rules and forms to improve registration and disclosure requirements for asset-backed securities. The SEC requests comments on its Strategic Plan by November 16. A copy of the Strategic Plan and the notice on the plan are available on the SEC’s website.

Please also see “SEC’s Draft of Five-Year Strategic Plan Includes Plan for Oversight of Asset Management Industry” in Investment Companies and Investment Advisors above.