7.27.2009 SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar stated that the creation of the Investor Advisory Committee is a signal that the SEC is returning to its roots as “the investor’s advocate.” The Commissioner addressed the Committee members and told them that they are tasked with the important role of providing investor views on the SEC’s regulatory agenda. The Commissioner stated that one important topic for discussion was the Committee’s future agenda and future work.

Click http://www.sec.gov/news/speech/2009/spch072709laa.htm to access Commissioner Aguilar’s full remarks.