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Giles Cohen

Giles Cohen

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Accountant
Washington, DC, USA


Giles T. Cohen is Deputy Chief Counsel in the Office of the Chief Accountant at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  Prior to joining the Office of the Chief Accountant, Mr. Cohen was a counsel to Commissioner Luis A. Aguilar, where he was responsible for briefing, advising and representing the Commissioner on a broad variety of matters, including Commission rule making, enforcement recommendations, staff interpretations and other informal guidance.  Prior to that service, Mr. Cohen worked with the Commission’s Division of Enforcement as a senior counsel, where he investigated and prosecuted cases involving a wide variety of federal securities law violations, including those involving misleading financial disclosures, accounting fraud, offering fraud, insider trading, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.  Before joining the Commission, Mr. Cohen was in private practice as a counsel in the securities group at Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, where he represented companies, boards of directors and individuals in government investigations involving the Securities and Exchange Commission, the NYSE, Department of Justice and other regulatory agencies, and as an associate in the tax group at Davis Polk & Wardwell.  Mr. Cohen received his Juris Doctor from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Cornell University.
Giles Cohen is associated with the following items:
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Accounting (The SEC Speaks in 2017: Workshop F), Saturday, February 25, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs SEC Speaks in 2017, Friday, March 03, 2017, Washington, DC
Audio Only On-Demand Web  Audio Only On-Demand Web Accounting (The SEC Speaks in 2017: Workshop F), Saturday, March 04, 2017
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