Monthly Archives: July 2021

Eversheds Sutherland Adds Accomplished Financial Services Enforcement Counsel Ellen Sheridan-Cona as Counsel in New York – Eversheds Sutherland

Eversheds Sutherland is pleased to announce that Ellen Sheridan-Cona has joined the firm’s Litigation Practice Group as counsel in the New York office, bolstering the firm’s financial services litigation practice particularly in enforcement, compliance and regulatory matters. Ms. Sheridan-Cona joins Eversheds Sutherland from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), where she was senior regional counsel in the Department of Enforcement…

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Leading Securities Enforcement Lawyer Philip Khinda Joins Cadwalader’s White Collar Defense and Investigations Practice

Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP announced today that Philip Khinda, one of the nation’s top advisers to C-suite executives and boards on SEC matters, has joined the firm’s white collar defense and investigations practice. He will split his time between Cadwalader’s Washington, D.C. and New York offices. Khinda joins Cadwalader from Steptoe & Johnson, where he led its corporate governance…

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Former Enron Executive: SEC Whistleblower Program Is a Game Changer – WSJ

Sherron Watkins, the Enron Corp. executive who warned management about fraud, said not having confidentiality and protection for whistleblowers can have a cost. Nearly 20 years after the energy company’s collapse, Ms. Watkins, 61 years old, said being labeled a whistleblower has been a challenge to her career ever since. If current whistleblower protections had been in place at the…

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Stroock Continues Lateral Expansion, Adds Trio of White Collar/Securities Litigation Partners

In a significant broadening of the firm’s government investigations capabilities, a trio of seasoned white collar and securities litigation partners have joined Stroock’s Litigation and Government Affairs and Regulatory Services (GARS) practice. A nationally renowned SEC enforcement lawyer, Richard Morvillo joins in Washington, D.C., while partners Scott Morvillo, and Ellen Murphy will be based in New York.  Each draws on…

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Manhattan federal judge William Pauley dies at 68 | Reuters

U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III, who oversaw two decades of Manhattan federal court fights including the criminal case against longtime Donald Trump lawyer Michael Cohen, has died. He was 68. Pauley died Tuesday morning “after a battle with an illness,” Southern District of New York district court executive Edward Friedland said in an email. Pauley had taken senior…

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Michele Korver FinCEN Chief Digital Currency Advisor – Bitcoin Magazine

The U.S. Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) announced today that Michele Korver, previously in the U.S. Department of Justice’s (DOJ’s) Digital Currency Council, will serve as FinCEN’s first Chief Digital Currency Advisor. “Ms. Korver will advance FinCEN’s leadership role in the digital currency space by working across internal and external partners toward strategic and innovative solutions to prevent and mitigate…

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