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Charles D  Riely

Charles D Riely

Charles Riely is a partner at Jenner & Block and a member of its investigations, compliance and defence, markets and trading and securities litigation and enforcement practices. Before joining Jenner & Block, he served as a lawyer at the SEC for more than a decade, most recently as assistant regional director for the SEC’s Division of Enforcement. While with the SEC, he worked on matters involving disclosure failures by public companies, alleged fraud and regulatory violations by investment advisers and broker-dealers, insider trading, anti-money laundering violations, ‘spoofing’ and other forms of market manipulation, failure-to-supervise violations, the adequacy of firms’ cybersecurity procedures and protections, and a variety of other fraud and regulatory matters. Mr Riely also coordinated investigations with the US Department of Justice and worked on more than a dozen publicly filed SEC enforcement actions in which criminal authorities filed a parallel case. He graduated from the University of Michigan Law School and served as a law clerk to the Honorable Frank Maas of the US District Court for the Southern District of New York. He is admitted to practise in New York.