Joe Dever, a member of Cozen O'Connor's Securities Litigation & SEC Enforcement practice group, co-authored Chapter 16: “SEC Market Manipulation Investigations” of the 2021 edition of SEC Compliance and Enforcement Answer Book, published by Practicing Law Institute and edited by Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP. Joe spent nine years with the SEC division of enforcement and served as an assistant regional director in the SEC’s New York Regional Office.
Joe co-authored Chapter 16 with John Murray, a partner in Foley Hoag's Securities Litigation and White Collar Crime & Government Investigations practices, with assistance from Cozen O’Connor associate Andrew Punzo and Foley Hoag associate E. Jacqueline Chavez. The 2021 edition provides essential insight into the practices and procedures of the SEC and a sophisticated analysis of the complex and extensive body of federal securities laws. In addition, it discusses accounting and financial reporting, market manipulation, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, cryptocurrency, investigations of insider trading, as well as special issues related to investigations of attorneys, accountants, and those identified by whistleblowers.
An excerpt of the chapter is available here.