Watch this short video outlining the history and beginnings of the society.
On October 21, 2019, the SEC Enforcement Division Co-Directors, Stephanie Avakian and Stephen Peikin joined us for a live webcast Q&A. The program, moderated by former head of the Chicago regional office, Merri Jo Gillette, included discussion of SEC enforcement priorities in areas such as cybersecurity, FCPA, sanctions, and enterprise risk management.
The Society wishes to thank Kristofer Swanson, Charles River Associates, and Steven Scholes, McDermott, Will & Emery LLP, for their generous assistance in support of this program.
Carolyn Welshhans, Associate Director and acting Cyber Unit Chief in the SEC's Enforcement Division, discussed trends in today's emerging cyber landscape with Morgan Lewis partner Ivan Harris. Topics included initial coin offerings (ICOs), trading (hacking, account intrusion, and manipulations), cybersecurity controls, and issuer disclosures.
On June 3, 2019 we commemorated the 85th Anniversary of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and 20th Anniversary of the Historical Society. We greatly appreciate the many sponsors who made this special event possible. View photos from the event.
Thanks to the generous support of Kalorama Partners LLS and Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, we were honored to present a roundtable discussion of former SEC Chairs with Chairman Jay Clayton on June 3, 2019.View Photos >>
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