Monthly Archives: December 2018

Happy New Year! Our Most-Read Blog Posts in 2018

Happy new year to our readers! This year, Dan Portnov began writing regularly for Grand Jury Target, particularly about SEC matters. We’d like to thank everyone for reading. There’s nothing I like better than meeting someone new who says “I … Continue reading

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Practical Insights from SEC’s Newest Enforcement Associate Directors

  By Y. Ramona Lin[1] Last week, I had the pleasure of [virtually] attending a lunch and discussion featuring two newest SEC Enforcement Associate Directors, Anita Bandy and Carolyn Welshhans.[2] The discussion was moderated by Kara Brockmeyer, a partner at … Continue reading

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Initial Coin Offerings and What the SEC Might Think About Them: An Update

By Daniel Portnov Earlier this week I attended the DC Bar’s Communities program “Crypto Update: Current Issues Relating to Blockchain, Digital Assets and ICOs” featuring two members of the Commission’s staff – Assistant Director Jennifer Leete from the Enforcement Division and … Continue reading

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Defending Research Misconduct Cases (Part I – The Overview)

We’ve written about Office of Inspector General investigations several times (see here and here and here). But there’s a small component of OIG investigations that relate to scientific research misconduct. This is the first of multiple posts about research misconduct … Continue reading

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