PLEASE JOIN US on October 28 for a discussion with Steven R. Peikin, the Co-Director of the Division of Enforcement of the US Securities and Exchange Commission. Topics of interest to practitioners will include an overview of the SEC's Enforcement Division, current priorities, and emerging legal issues
Steven Peikin was named Co-Director of the SEC's Division of Enforcement in June 2017. Before serving at the Commission, Mr. Peikin was Managing Partner of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP's Criminal Defense and Investigations Group. His practice focused on white-collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement, and internal investigations.
From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Peikin served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York. He was Chief of the Office's Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, where he supervised some of the nation's highest profile prosecutions of accounting fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, and abuses in the foreign exchange market. As a prosecutor, Mr. Peikin also personally investigated and tried a wide variety of cases involving securities and commodities fraud, as well as other crimes.