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Steven R. Peikin

Steven R. Peikin

Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

New York, NY, USA


Steven Peikin is Managing Partner of Sullivan & Cromwell’s Criminal Defense and Investigations Group. His practice focuses on white-collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement, and internal investigations.

Mr. Peikin has represented clients in virtually all of the major white-collar criminal and regulatory enforcement initiatives that have occurred in recent years.  He has represented institutions and individuals in high-profile matters, including those involving alleged violations of the federal securities and commodities laws, FCPA matters, price fixing, violations of economic sanctions, and tax and money laundering offenses.

Mr. Peikin has tried more than 20 criminal jury cases in federal court and argued many appeals before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.

He has been regularly recognized by peer and industry publications for excellence in white-collar criminal defense and government investigations.

Mr. Peikin is Adjunct Professor of Law at New York University Law School, where he teaches the criminal enforcement of the securities and commodities laws.

Government Service

From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Peikin served as an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York. He was Chief of the Office’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, where he oversaw 40 prosecutors, investigators, and staff responsible for some of the nation’s highest-profile financial statement fraud, insider trading, and obstruction of justice cases, as well as a large undercover investigation of fraud in the foreign exchange markets.

As a prosecutor, Mr. Peikin also investigated and prosecuted a wide variety of securities, commodities and other investment fraud schemes; an insider trading and money laundering case that resulted in the seizure and repatriation of $200 million; and cases involving racketeering, murder, narcotics trafficking, and other violent crimes.

Steven R. Peikin is associated with the following items:
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters Internal Investigation Do’s and Don’ts: Eleven Lessons from Real World Cases - Internal Investigations 2015, Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Internal Investigation Do’s and Don’ts: Eleven Lessons from Real World Cases - Internal Investigations 2016, Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset - Internal Investigations 2015, Friday, June 26, 2015
Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset - Internal Investigations 2016, Monday, June 27, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset - Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset , Friday, June 26, 2015
Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset - Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset, Monday, June 27, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset - Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset , Friday, June 26, 2015
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset - Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset , Friday, June 26, 2015
Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset - Commencing the Investigation: Considerations at the Outset, Monday, June 27, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Internal Investigations 2015, Thursday, July 09, 2015, New York, NY
White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Friday, October 09, 2015, New York, NY
Internal Investigations 2016, Wednesday, June 29, 2016, New York, NY
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks White Collar Crime 2015: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak
Live Seminar  Live Seminar White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Friday, September 30, 2016, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Friday, September 30, 2016, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Friday, September 30, 2016, New Brunswick , NJ
White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Friday, September 30, 2016, Cleveland, OH
White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Friday, September 30, 2016, Nashville, TN
White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Friday, September 30, 2016, Atlanta, GA
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