• Challenges to the SEC’s Enforcement Remedies
  • November 20, 2017 | Authors: Adam C. Pollet; Neil S. Lang
  • Law Firm: Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP - Washington Office
  • Partnering Perspectives

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    In June 2017, the US Supreme Court unanimously held in Kokesh v. Securities and Exchange Commission that disgorgement as a remedy in SEC civil injunctive actions is subject to the five-year statute of limitations on civil penalties.

    In their article for the Fall 2017 edition of Partnering Perspectives, Eversheds Sutherland (US) attorneys Bruce Bettigole, Neil Lang and Adam Pollet discuss the rippling effects this decision may have on other longstanding practices and the perceived authority of the SEC.