Robert Cohen quoted in Reuters on SEC separating waivers from enforcement settlement offers

Davis Polk partner Robert Cohen was quoted in Reuters discussing the SEC’s policy shift to separate granting bad actor waivers from securities law violation settlement offers. “Companies have a reasonable expectation that they will know the full consequences when they decide whether to settle with the SEC,” Cohen said. “Transparency is essential to a fair waiver process.”

SEC separates waivers from enforcement settlement offers,” Reuters (February 22, 2021)

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