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Joseph Sansone

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Co-Chief, Market Abuse Unit, Division of Enforcement
New York, NY, USA


Joseph Sansone is Co-Chief of the SEC Division of Enforcement’s Market Abuse Unit, a specialized group that uses data analysis to investigate complex insider trading rings and other abusive trading schemes and misconduct.  Mr. Sansone’s work at the SEC includes actions charging more than 40 defendants in a scheme to trade on nonpublic information hacked from newswire services and a recent case against defendants who hacked into online brokerage accounts to execute unauthorized trades and manipulate stock prices to their advantage.  Mr. Sansone has worked on numerous insider trading cases against corporate insiders, investment bankers, brokers, hedge fund traders, and other types of defendants.  In addition, Mr. Sansone has supervised SEC enforcement actions against individuals and firms that engaged in manipulative trading practices including layering and spoofing.  He has also been actively involved in the SEC’s efforts to expose misconduct by operators of exchanges, dark pools, and other trading venues and to hold them accountable for such violations.  Mr. Sansone joined the SEC after working as a litigator at a law firm in New York and serving as a law clerk to the Honorable Nathaniel R. Jones on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.  He received his law degree from Harvard Law School and his undergraduate degree from Harvard College.
Joseph Sansone is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Enforcement - SEC Speaks in 2017, Tuesday, February 28, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Enforcement - Enforcement, Tuesday, February 28, 2017
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Enforcement - Enforcement, Tuesday, February 28, 2017
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs SEC Speaks in 2017, Friday, March 03, 2017, Washington, DC
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