Statement regarding the Need to Modernize the Commission's Transfer Agent Rules
Please view a statement made by SEC Commissioners Aguilar and Gallagher dated June 11, 2015, pointing out the need to modernize the transfer agent rules. The STA will certainly provide comments on any rule proposals.
Federal Agencies Issue Final Interagency Policy Statement
On June 9, 2015 Federal agencies issued a final interagency policy statement establishing joint standards for assessing the diversity policies and practices of the entities they regulate.
As stated, the final standards, which are generally similar to the proposed standards, provide a framework for regulated entities to create and strengthen their diversity policies and practices—including their organizational commitment to diversity, workforce and employment practices, procurement and business practices, and practices to promote transparency of organizational diversity and inclusion within the entities’ U.S. operations.
As we head toward our national conference next month in Washington DC, I had this great idea to make all SSA members ambassadors for the association.
Let me explain. The SSA Marketing Committee is exploring new prospective membership sources and marketing channels to identify and attract potential SSA membership candidates. As part of this effort, we have created a new SSA Marketing brochure, and a one page ad to explain who we are and the value of an SSA membership.