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Inside Trading in a Pandemic: Risks And Guidance

Date: Monday, March 30, 2020 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM

The financial volatility introduced by the COVID-19 pandemic presents a host of insider trading risks for financial services firms and public companies. This short teleconference by C&B securities enforcement and white collar specialists will tell you what you need to know about these key topics:

  • Expected SEC and DOJ insider trading enforcement activity relating to the pandemic;
  • Trading on virus-related "political intelligence" obtained from elected officials or government employees;
  • Heightened corporate insider trading risk through stock buy-backs or trading by corporate insiders; and
  • Adjusting blackout periods and trading restrictions lists to account for non-public information related to Covid-19.

The panelists include:

  • Arlo Devlin-Brown, Covington partner and former securities fraud prosecutor and supervisor at the United States Attorney’s Office (SDNY)
  • Jerry Hodgkins, Covington partner and former Associate Director for the SEC's Division of Enforcement
  • David Kornblau, Covington partner and former Chief Litigation Counsel for the SEC's Division of Enforcement

Dial-in Details will be sent closer to the date.

For additional information or to register please contact events@cov.com.