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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.  In 2014, 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 Acting Associate Attorney General Bill Baer Delivers Remarks on Individual Accountability at American Bar Association’s 11th National Institute on Civil False Claims Act and Qui Tam Enforcement, Justice News (June 9, 2016) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell Delivers Remarks at the Second Annual Global Investigations Review Conference, Justice News (September 22, 2015) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates Delivers Remarks at Press Conference Announcing $14.7 Billion Volkswagen Settlements, Justice News (June 28, 2016) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
U.S. v. Bank of New England, N.A., 821 F.2d 844 (June 10, 1987) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
Deputy Assistant Attorney General Brent Snyder Delivers Remarks at the Yale Global Antitrust Enforcement Conference, Justice News (February 19, 2016) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates Delivers Remarks at the New York City Bar Association White Collar Crime Conference, Justice News (May 10, 2016) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
Deputy Attorney General Sally Quillian Yates Delivers Remarks at New York University School of Law Announcing New Policy on Individual Liability in Matters of Corporate Wrongdoing, Justice News (September 10, 2015) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
Press Release: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Announces Criminal Charges Against General Motors and Deferred Prosecution Agreement with $900 Million Forfeiture, United States Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office, Southern District of New York (September 17, 2015) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
List of References: The Yates Memo: An Assessment After One Year - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
Criminal Division Launches New FCPA Pilot Program, United States Department of Justice (April 5, 2016) - White Collar Crime 2016: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Monday, October 03, 2016
Web Segment  Web Segment The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source - Securities Regulation Institute (48th Annual), Sunday, November 06, 2016
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source - The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source, Sunday, November 06, 2016
Transcripts  Transcripts The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source - The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source, Sunday, November 06, 2016
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source - The Defense Perspective: Strategies and Practical Considerations from the Source, Sunday, November 06, 2016
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Securities Regulation Institute (48th Annual), Wednesday, November 09, 2016, New York, NY
Live Seminar  Live Seminar 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast 49th Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Wednesday, November 08, 2017, New York, NY
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