Securities and Exchange Commission officials sent a mixed message to the securities bar last week about their ability to effectively oversee the rapidly changing securities market.

At the SEC Speaks conference last Friday in Washington, D.C., SEC officials made grand pronouncements about the commission’s ability to keep pace with change in the securities industry and new types of fraud. But throughout the conference, several SEC officials conceded that the commission’s effectiveness is being challenged by a serious staffing shortage.

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