Scott Fishwick

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Scott Fishwick is an associate in the Litigation Department and a member of the Securities Litigation Group and the corporate defense team. He handles a variety of complex litigation matters, including securities class actions, shareholder derivative litigation, internal and regulatory investigations, government enforcement proceedings and white collar prosecutions.

In addition, Scott advises companies on corporate governance matters, including compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and anti-money laundering laws. He also counsels foreign and domestic entities on export control and economic sanctions laws and regulations, including those issued by the Office of Foreign Assets Control and the Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security.

Scott represents clients in many industries, including finance, technology, energy, health care and sports.

Scott is the author of the articles “Fine Wine Gets Better with Age: Brophy, Zapata and the Resurrection of State-Law Insider Trading Claims,” CCH Federal Securities Law Reporter, No. 2597 (September 25, 2013); and “Mary Jo: SEC Enforcement? Go Back to the Future!,”Bloomberg BNA Securities Regulation & Law Report (May 1, 2013).

Latest Articles

We recently wrote that critics, including Judge Jed Rakoff, have been questioning the SEC’s policy of increasingly bringing enforcement actions in its administrative forum rather than federal court.  We noted that several cases had been filed recently that challenged the constitutionality of the SEC’s administrative proceedings.  The first of those cases has now been decided:  In Chau v. SEC, Judge Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled…
The SEC is increasingly bringing enforcement actions in its administrative forum rather than federal district court, setting the stage for a legal and policy battle over this tactic. The SEC’s approach has been made possible by a series of legislative enhancements to the agency’s enforcement powers that began with the passage of the Securities Enforcement Remedies and Penny Stock Reform Act of 1990. The result of these enhancements has been to greatly expand the remedies…