Daily Archives: December 2, 2019, 5:07 pm

Kristina Littman Named Chief of the Cyber Unit

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Kristina Littman has been named Chief of the Division of Enforcement’s Cyber Unit, a national, specialized unit that focuses on protecting investors and markets from cyber-related misconduct.  Ms. Littman succeeds Robert Cohen, who left the Commission in August 2019. Ms. Littman joined the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in 2010 as a staff…

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SEC Public Company Enforcement Actions Highest in Ten Years | The D&O Diary

Due to an increase in the number of enforcement actions resulting from an agency initiative during the year, the number of enforcement actions brought by the SEC against public companies was at the highest level in at least ten years, according to a recent report. The report, entitled “SEC Enforcement Activity: Public Companies and Subsidiaries Fiscal Year 2019 Update,” which…

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