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Steven R. Peikin

Steven R. Peikin

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Co-Director, Division of Enforcement
Washington, DC, USA


Steven Peikin was named Co-Director of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement in June 2017.

Before serving at the Commission, Mr. Peikin was Managing Partner of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP’s Criminal Defense and Investigations Group. His practice focused on white-collar criminal defense, regulatory enforcement, and internal investigations.

From 1996 to 2004, Mr. Peikin served as an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York. He was Chief of the Office’s Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, where he supervised some of the nation’s highest profile prosecutions of accounting fraud, insider trading, market manipulation, and abuses in the foreign exchange market. As a prosecutor, Mr. Peikin also personally investigated and tried a wide variety of cases involving securities and commodities fraud, as well as other crimes.

Mr. Peikin received his bachelor’s degree from Yale University and a law degree from Harvard Law School, both magna cum laude.

Steven R. Peikin is associated with the following items:
Web Segment  Web Segment Special Concerns for Regulated Entities - Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Enforcement - The SEC Speaks in 2018, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
CHB Chapters  CHB Chapters United States Government Accountability Office, Report to Congressional Requesters, Financial Institutions: Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures for Violations of Financial Crimes and Sanctions Requirements (March 2016) - Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Speech, Remarks Before the Directors Forum 2016 Keynote Address (January 25, 2016) - Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Public Statement, Dissenting Statement Regarding Certain Waivers Granted by the Commission for Certain Entities Pleading Guilty to Criminal Charges Involving Manipulation of Foreign Exchange Rates (May 21, 2015) - Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Andrew Ceresney, Director, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Speech, The SEC Enforcement Division’s Focus on Auditors and Auditing, Remarks Before the American Law Institute Conference on Accountants’ Liability 2016: Confronting Enforcing and Litigation Risks, Washington, D.C. (September 22, 2016) - Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Settlement Agreement, United States Department of Justice vs. Deutsche Bank AG (January 17, 2017) - Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
U.S. Department of Justice, Press Release, Deutsche Bank Agrees to Pay $7.2 Billion for Misleading Investors in its Sale of Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities (January 17, 2017) - Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Internal Investigations Do’s and Don’ts: Eleven Lessons from Real World Cases - Internal Investigations 2017, Tuesday, June 20, 2017
MP3 Audio  MP3 Audio Special Concerns for Regulated Entities - Special Concerns for Regulated Entities , Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Enforcement - Enforcement, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
MP4 - Mobile Video Seg  MP4 - Mobile Video Seg Special Concerns for Regulated Entities - Special Concerns for Regulated Entities , Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Enforcement - Enforcement, Tuesday, February 27, 2018
On-Demand Web Programs  On-Demand Web Programs Enforcement 2017: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Thursday, May 18, 2017, New York, NY
The SEC Speaks in 2018, Saturday, March 03, 2018, Washington, DC
Course Handbooks  Course Handbooks The SEC Speaks in 2018
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, New York, NY
Internal Investigations 2018, Friday, June 22, 2018, New York, NY
White Collar Crime 2018: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Wednesday, October 03, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, New York, NY
Internal Investigations 2018, Friday, June 22, 2018, New York, NY
White Collar Crime 2018: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Wednesday, October 03, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, Pittsburgh, PA
Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, Mechanicsburg, PA
Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, Philadelphia, PA
Enforcement 2018: Perspectives from Government Agencies, Wednesday, May 09, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Internal Investigations 2018, Friday, June 22, 2018, Cleveland, OH
Internal Investigations 2018, Friday, June 22, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Internal Investigations 2018, Friday, June 22, 2018, Atlanta, GA
White Collar Crime 2018: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Wednesday, October 03, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
White Collar Crime 2018: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Wednesday, October 03, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
White Collar Crime 2018: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Wednesday, October 03, 2018, Nashville, TN
White Collar Crime 2018: Prosecutors and Regulators Speak, Wednesday, October 03, 2018, Atlanta, GA
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