White Collar Crime and Enforcement Update

Anita B. Bandy Maria Cruz Melendez Ryan D. Junck David Meister William E. Ridgway

On November 15, Skadden hosted part one of our 16th annual Securities Litigation and Regulatory Enforcement Update webinar series. Firm speakers included European litigation/controversy practices and European white collar defense and investigations head Ryan Junck, New York white collar defense and investigations head David Meister, cybersecurity and data privacy co-head William Ridgway, Washington, D.C. securities and commodities enforcement partner Anita Bandy, and New York white collar defense and investigations partner Maria Cruz Melendez. The speakers discussed recent Commodity Futures Trading Commission enforcement trends and what to expect in 2024; SEC enforcement updates, emerging areas and priorities, as well as compliance risks from newly finalized rules and the agency’s continued focus on imposing aggressive forms of relief; recent DOJ enforcement priorities in investigating and combatting corporate crimes; regulatory developments in cybersecurity, data privacy and AI; and international enforcement, including emerging risks.