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Jerome Tomas is Chair of the Firm's SEC and Financial Institutions Enforcement Group and has been recognized by Chambers for White Collar Crime & Government Investigations. He represents multinational companies faced with government investigations and conducts internal investigations to assess and remediate legal and compliance concerns in domestic and global operations. With his experience as a former member of the SEC Division of Enforcement’s Cyberforce, the agency’s internet and cyber fraud unit, Jerome regularly advises companies involved in data security breaches and incident response. Jerome now leads teams of lawyers to address government law enforcement perspectives and where necessary, meet and refute government legal theories of corporate and individual liability head-on, while also being pragmatic and business-oriented for management and boards to compete internationally.

This weekly briefing is available on demand and will cover hot topics and current enforcement actions related to white collar crime and criminal investigations in the US and abroad to arm you with the information you need to start your business week. This week we talk about unregistered crypto exchanges, audits against an accounting firm, accusations against Governor Cuomo, and Belarus sanctions

• The latest video and podcast will cover:
• the importance of having up-to-date automated accounting procedures, effective manual accounting procedures, and trained accounting staff: The SEC’s latest accounting case against Tandy Leather Factory Inc. and its former chief executive officer Shannon Greene.
• indictment of Trump advisor Thomas Barrack
• Biden Executive Order on promoting competition

This week’s Government Enforcement video discussion, led by Baker McKenzie’s Tom Firestone and Jerome Tomas, will cover topics such as the Russian response to US sanctions, the trial of Mayor of Fall River, Massachusetts for extorting marijuana businesses, SEC Commissioner Peirce’s statement on an Index Fund SEC settlement, and the SEC and cyrpto assests.

This weekly briefing is available on-demand and will cover hot topics and current enforcement actions related to white-collar crime and criminal investigations in the US and abroad to arm you with the information you need to start your business week. This week’s discussion will cover: “First Voluntary Self-Disclosure of Sanctions and Export Violations Leads to Settlement between Software Company and DOJ,” and “The Sudden Resignation of SEC Enforcement Director Alex Oh: What is Next For SEC Enforcement?”