Client Alert: Maintaining Market Integrity Through COVID-19: Lessons From Recent SEC Enforcement Actions

Despite the challenges that accompany maintaining market integrity through the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and the Division of Enforcement remain engaged in regulating the markets and market participants. As of June 8, 2020, the Division of Enforcement suspended trading of 30 companies and brought three COVID-19-related charges in U.S. District Courts.