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Jimmy Fokas

Baker & Hostetler LLP
Partner
New York, NY, USA


Jimmy Fokas’s practice includes the representation of public and private companies and regulated entities, including their officers, directors, and employees, before the SEC, U.S. Department of Justice, the New York State Attorney General's Office, FINRA and other regulatory agencies in investigations and enforcement proceedings concerning a variety of securities law and white collar issues, including insider trading, accounting, and offering fraud. He also counsels broker-dealers and others with respect to compliance issues including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Jimmy has conducted internal investigations of public companies involving accounting and financial reporting issues and compliance with the Controlled Substances Act, as well as represented individuals in criminal investigations concerning tax and healthcare fraud. Prior to joining the firm, Jimmy served as senior counsel in the Division of Enforcement in the New York Regional Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. He was responsible for conducting investigations and commencing enforcement actions involving a variety of securities law violations, including accounting and offering fraud and fraudulent trading practices. Jimmy is a co-leader of the firm’s Financial Investigations, Restatement and Accounting practice team.

 

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