A TRUST GLOBAL EVENT!
6 - 6:30 Gathering
NYC: Reception area
PHL: Room 26 D
PHL: Room 26 D
The Securities & Exchange Commission is facing more challenges today than ever in the federal agency's history. In the wake of the Bernard Madoff ponzi scheme, the SEC now embarks upon implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, the most comprehensive securities reform ever enacted in the history of the United States. George Canellos, Regional Director of the SEC's New York Regional Office, will share his perspective on the current challenges facing the SEC, the nature of enforcement and examination operations that he leads, and where he sees the SEC headed.
PLEASE NOTE: The event will not be recorded. Please attend, as there will not be a video or powerpoint available after this event.
George S. Canellos is Director of the New York Regional Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, the largest of the SEC’s regional offices. In that position, to which he was appointed in July 2009, Mr. Canellos oversees nearly 400 professional staff of enforcement attorneys, accountants, investigators and compliance examiners engaged in the investigation and prosecution of enforcement actions and the performance of compliance inspections in the region. The New York Office has responsibility for the largest concentration of SEC-registered financial institutions, including more than 4,000 investment banks, investment advisers, broker-dealers, mutual funds and hedge funds.
Mr. Canellos began his career as a litigation associate at Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz. In 1994, he became an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York. During his nine years at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Mr. Canellos served in a number of positions, including Chief of the Major Crimes Unit, Senior Trial Counsel of the Securities and Commodities Fraud Task Force, and Deputy Chief Appellate Attorney. Following his service at the U.S. Attorney’s Office and immediately prior to assuming his position at the SEC, Mr. Canellos served for more than six years as a litigation partner at the law firm of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP.
Any questions, please contact Lisa Carnesi, 610 804 1610.