Year: 2008

This Week In Securities Litigation (February 8 to 14, 2008): The SEC’s 2008 Enforcement Agenda

Last week, at PLI’s annual “SEC Speaks” conference, SEC Chairman Cox outlined the Commission’s agenda for 2008. Since, as the Chairman noted, the Commission is an enforcement agency, he began with enforcement. What the Chairman outlined was hardly the type

Ideas Whose Time Has Come: An Enforcement Manual and Open Jacket Policy

In discussing the SEC’s enforcement program last week, Commissioner Atkins advocated that the Enforcement Division have a Manual similar to that of the U.S. Attorney’s Office and that it include an open jacket policy. Neither idea is new, but both