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George S. Canellos

George S. Canellos

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP

New York, NY, USA


George S. Canellos is a partner in the law firm of Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy LLP and heads its litigation department.  Last year, Mr. Canellos rejoined Milbank, where he had been a litigation partner from 2003 to 2009.  Until January 2014, Mr. Canellos served as Co-Director of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Enforcement.  He earlier served as the Division’s Acting Director and Deputy Director.  In these positions, Mr. Canellos was responsible for supervising the SEC’s nationwide enforcement efforts.  From July 2009 until May 2012, Mr. Canellos was Director of the SEC's New York Regional Office, which has responsibility for oversight of many of the leading broker-dealers, investment advisers, and other SEC-registered financial institutions. Mr. Canellos began his career as an associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. In 1994, he became an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York.  During almost nine years at the U.S. Attorney's Office, Mr. Canellos held a number of positions, including Chief of the Major Crimes Unit, Senior Trial Counsel of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Unit, and Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney. Mr. Canellos is a graduate of Harvard College and Columbia University School of Law.
George S. Canellos is associated with the following items:
Transcripts  Transcripts Enforcement Initiatives - Enforcement Initiatives, Wednesday, March 02, 2011
The Defense Perspective: Responding to the Changing Landscape of Securities Enforcement - The Defense Perspective: Responding to the Changing Landscape of Securities Enforcement, Monday, November 10, 2014
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Internal Investigations 2012: How to Protect Your Clients or Companies in the Global, Post Dodd-Frank World , Tuesday, July 10, 2012, New York, NY
Securities Regulation Institute 2014 (46th Annual), Friday, November 21, 2014, New York, NY
Web Segment  Web Segment The Defense Perspective: Responding to the Changing Landscape of Securities Enforcement - Securities Regulation Institute 2014 (46th Annual), Monday, November 10, 2014
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Defense Perspective: Responding to the Changing Landscape of Securities Enforcement - The Defense Perspective: Responding to the Changing Landscape of Securities Enforcement, Monday, November 10, 2014
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Defense Perspective: Responding to the Changing Landscape of Securities Enforcement - The Defense Perspective: Responding to the Changing Landscape of Securities Enforcement, Monday, November 10, 2014
Live Seminar  Live Seminar White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015, New York, NY
Securities Regulation Institute (47th Annual), Wednesday, October 28, 2015, New York, NY
Banking Law Institute 2015, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015, New York, NY
Securities Regulation Institute (47th Annual), Wednesday, October 28, 2015, New York, NY
Banking Law Institute 2015, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015, Boston, MA
White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015, Cleveland, OH
White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015, Atlanta, GA
White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015, Columbus, OH
Banking Law Institute 2015, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, Cleveland, OH
Banking Law Institute 2015, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, Mechanicsburg, PA
Banking Law Institute 2015, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, Boston, MA
Banking Law Institute 2015, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, Philadelphia, PA
Banking Law Institute 2015, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, Columbus, OH
Banking Law Institute 2015, Wednesday, December 16, 2015, Pittsburgh, PA
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