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David Slovick is Counsel in Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP’s litigation group. David’s practice focuses on enforcement and compliance matters arising under the federal laws governing the derivatives and securities markets, including the Commodity Exchange Act, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Securities Act of 1933, and the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act. David represents clients in investigations and litigation conducted by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), among other regulatory agencies, including matters involving financial benchmark fixing, algorithmic trading, and purported market manipulation. David is recommended as a leading lawyer by The Legal 500 for white-collar and criminal defense.
Prior to joining Cahill, David served for nearly a decade as a Senior Attorney in the Enforcement Divisions of the two principal U.S. financial regulatory agencies, the CFTC and the SEC. During that time, David led numerous administrative investigations and federal court actions involving a broad range of conduct in the derivatives and securities markets, including futures, swaps and securities trading practices; insider trading; commodity pool fraud; futures and foreign-exchange Ponzi schemes; securities offering and disclosure fraud; accounting fraud; and options trading. Earlier, David was a private practitioner at an AmLaw 100 law firm, where his practice focused on the defense of SEC investigations and litigation.
David’s publications addressing enforcement and regulatory topics include:
Automatic Disqualification Under the Federal Securities Laws and the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority’s Membership Rules (2016)
How to Fix the SEC, Securities Law 360 (2009)
Scienter and Section 20(e): A New Consensus on Aiding and Abetting Liability in SEC Enforcement Actions, Securities Regulation Law Journal (2008)
Loss Causation: A Significant New Burden, Securities Law 360 (2008)
The Department of Justice’s Revised Waiver Policies Under Deputy Attorney General Paul J. McNulty: An Overview and Critique, Futures & Derivatives Law Report (2007)
Criminal and Civil Investigations: United States v. Stein and Related Issues, Practicing Law Institute Securities Litigation & Enforcement Handbook (2006)
The Dilemma Remains: The Collateral Effect of Disclosing Attorney-Client Privileged Communications and Attorney Work Product to Government Agencies, Futures & Derivatives Law Report (2006)
David’s representations prior to joining Cahill included: