Faculty: Fiona A. Philip

Philip 150Fiona Philip is a partner in Sidley’s Securities & Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory practice group. She represents multi-national corporations, regulated entities, officers and directors, and financial industry professionals in a range of government and regulatory investigations, including those focused on trading and underwriting practices, insider trading, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), accounting and internal controls irregularities, disclosure fraud, and corporate governance issues. Fiona also conducts internal investigations and provides compliance counseling to corporations designed to help prevent the need for such investigations.

Fiona’s practice is informed by experience gained during her government service from 1999 to 2005. As Enforcement Counsel to the Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Fiona worked closely with the Division of Enforcement and Office of the General Counsel to craft policy and guidance for SEC Enforcement staff and to ensure consistency in Commission policy. She also advised the Chairman on various rulemakings under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, the Investment Advisers Act and the Securities and Exchange Acts. Prior to her work with the Chairman’s Office, Fiona spent three years as Counsel in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, where she was one of the original members of the Division’s Financial Fraud Task Force.

In 2017, Fiona was named to the Enforcement 40 by Securities Docket, which recognizes lawyers who have been key players in the most significant SEC enforcement matters over the past few decades. In 2010, Fiona was named as a “Nation’s Best Advocates: 40 under 40 Lawyers” by the National Bar Association’s and named to The Root 100. While at the SEC, she received the Chairman’s Award for Excellence and the Division of Enforcement Directors Award.

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When: Thursday, November 1, 2018
7:00 am - 8:20 am (breakfast & registration)
8:20 am - 5:00 pm (followed by cocktail party)
Where: Four Seasons Hotel
2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20007
CLE Credit: 6.5 hours (approved in PA)

CLE Information and Forms

SEF2014 CLE -sm6.5 hours CLE credit approved in PA. Forms available here.


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