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Market Structure in the 21st Century: Bringing Light to the Dark

US Securities and Exchange Commission
Commissioner Kara M. Stein
Remarks before the Securities Traders Association’s 82nd Annual Market Structure Conference

Thank you, Jim [Toes], for that kind introduction. I appreciate the invitation to be with you today. Both the Securities Traders Association (“STA”) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission” or “SEC”) were formed in 1934, at a pivotal time in our nation’s history. Both have been serving investors now for over 80 years. It is a pleasure to be speaking to a group of professionals who have been, and continue to be, concerned about the structure and operations of our capital markets.

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The Need for Proactivity:Remarks at the 2015 National Association of Women Lawyers Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon

Chair Mary Jo White

Thank you, Marsha, for your very kind words. It is a pleasure to be here today to receive this honor from NAWL in the name of Arabella “Belle” Babb Mansfield, the very first woman admitted to any state bar in the United States. It is extraordinarily special and humbling, as is joining the illustrious company of your prior recipients of this award and your other honorees today.

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