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SEC Enforcement Will Expand Its Policing of Public Companies under the Biden Administration  

Author:  Peter K.M. Chan.; Amy J. Greer.; Kristal D. Petrovich.

Source: Volume 54, Number 10, May 15 2021 , pp.111-116(6)

Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation

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The SEC has already taken steps signaling a more aggressive enforcement stance in 2021. In this article the authors note this trend and project likely future enforcement activities based on a look back at 2020 activities and areas (such as ESG) prioritized by the new administration. They conclude with steps public companies can take to mitigate the risk of SEC Enforcement scrutiny.

Keywords: Broad Interpretation of Internal Controls; Enforcement Coronavirus Steering Committee

Affiliations:  1: Baker & McKenzie LLP; 2: Baker & McKenzie LLP; 3: Baker & McKenzie LLP.

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