The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) yesterday released for public comment a draft Strategic Plan outlining its mission, values and strategic goals for fiscal years 2010 to 2015. The identified goals include fostering and enforcing compliance with federal securities laws, establishing an effective regulatory environment, facilitating access to information that investors need to make informed investment decisions and enhancing the SEC's performance. Desired outcomes are discussed and the SEC also identified performance metrics by which to measure its progress.