• A New Era of Cooperation at the SEC
  • February 5, 2010 | Authors: Katherine Smith Addleman; Ronald W. Breaux; Daniel H. Gold
  • Law Firm: Haynes and Boone, LLP - Dallas Office
  • The SEC’s Division of Enforcement is implementing a series of measures designed to enhance and encourage cooperation in its investigations and litigation and, the Division hopes, expedite the enforcement program. This project is referred to as the “Cooperation Initiative.” On January 13, the SEC announced three new tools to be used by the Division, all tools that have been available to, and successfully used by, the Justice Department for many years, including: