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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:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Dissenting Statement In the Matter of Oppenheimer & Co., Inc., Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar and Commissioner Kara M. Stein (February 4, 2015) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Dissenting Statement in the Matter of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group, plc, Regarding Order Under Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933, Granting a Waiver From Being an Ineligible Issuer, Commissioner Kara M. Stein (April 28, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Letter from Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York to Karen Patton Seymour, Esq. re: United States v. BNP Paribas S.A. (June 27, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Letter from Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York to James E. Johnson, Esq., Matthew Fishbein, Esq., and Helen Cantwell, Esq. re: Toyota Motor Corporation—Deferred Prosecution Agreement (March 19, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Letter from Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York to John F. Savarese, Esq., Stephen R. DiPrima, Esq., Emil A. Kleinhaus, Esq., and Steven R. Peikin, Esq. re: JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.—Deferred Prosecution Agreement (January 6, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
SEC v. Citigroup Global Mkts., Inc., S.D.N.Y., 34 F. Supp. 3d 379 (August 5, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
SEC v. Citigroup Global Mkts., Inc., S.D.N.Y., 827 F. Supp. 2d 328 (November 28, 2011) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Remarks by Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division Marshall L. Miller at the Global Investigation Review Program (September 17, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Dissenting Statement in the Matter of Deutsche Bank AG, Regarding WKSI, Commissioner Kara M. Stein (May 4, 2015) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
SEC v. Citigroup Global Mkts., Inc., 752 F.3d 285, 2d Cir. (June 4, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Dissenting Statement Regarding Certain Waivers Granted by the Commission for Certain Entities Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges Involving Manipulation of Foreign Exchange Rates, Commissioner Kara M. Stein (May 21, 2015) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Department of Justice, U.S. Attorneys’ Manual, Principles of Federal Prosecution of Business Organizations - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
SEC v. Citigroup Global Mkts., Inc., S.D.N.Y. 827 F. Supp. 2d 336 (December 29, 2011) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Mary Jo White, All-Encompassing Enforcement: The Robust Use of Civil and Criminal Actions to Police the Markets (March 31, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Mary Jo White, Three Key Pressure Points in the Current Enforcement Environment (May 19, 2014) - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 05, 2015
Web Segment  Web Segment Corporate Resolutions – Navigating an Increasingly Complex Landscape - White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Tuesday, October 06, 2015
The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source - 47th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Sunday, November 01, 2015
Current Enforcement Issues - Banking Law Institute 2015, Friday, December 18, 2015
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Corporate Resolutions – Navigating an Increasingly Complex Landscape - Corporate Resolutions – Navigating an Increasingly Complex Landscape, Tuesday, October 06, 2015
The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source - The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source, Sunday, November 01, 2015
Current Enforcement Issues - Current Enforcement Issues, Friday, December 18, 2015
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Corporate Resolutions – Navigating an Increasingly Complex Landscape - Corporate Resolutions – Navigating an Increasingly Complex Landscape, Tuesday, October 06, 2015
The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source - The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source, Sunday, November 01, 2015
Current Enforcement Issues - Current Enforcement Issues, Friday, December 18, 2015
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Friday, October 09, 2015, New York, NY
47th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 04, 2015, New York, NY
Banking Law Institute 2015, Monday, December 21, 2015, New York, NY
Transcripts  Transcripts The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source - The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source, Sunday, November 01, 2015
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