Analyzing 2017 SEC Enforcement Activities and Their 2018 Implications

With a new director and two appointees, the SEC is at its full complement of five for the first time in two years. Fiscal year 2017 saw enforcement developments in the areas of disgorgement, whistleblowers, individual accountability, cybersecurity and cryptocurrencies, the ALJ regime and attorney-client privilege. During a recent webinar hosted by Securities Docket, “A Review of SEC Enforcement in 2017 and What’s Ahead for 2018,” WilmerHale partner William R. McLucas, Linklaters partner Doug Davison, along with Martin Wilczynski and Steven E. Richards, both senior managing directors at Ankura Consulting Group, analyzed these and other developments and their implications for practitioners. See “Top FCPA Officials Discuss How International Cooperation and Individual Prosecutions Are Reshaping Anti-Corruption Enforcement, the Defense Bar Responds” (Dec. 13, 2017).

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