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Sigal Mandelker

Sigal Mandelker


Sigal Mandelker is a member of Proskauer's White Collar Defense & Investigations Group and recently launched the firm's Corporate Defense and Disputes Blog ( Leveraging her broad experience in senior government positions at the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Sigal offers a nuanced understanding of domestic and international enforcement matters, crisis management, appellate litigation and regulatory matters.

Sigal represents individual and corporate clients in connection with government investigations and prosecutions, including white collar criminal defense, the False Claims Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), anti-money laundering matters, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement matters, securities litigation, internal investigations, public corruption issues and cyber security matters.

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Whistleblower Concerns for Private Fund Advisers – Seven Mistakes To Avoid

As we have previously observed, private fund advisers face a difficult challenge when SEC guidance (in the form of a speech or a public enforcement order) indicates that certain long-standing practices may be contrary to the securities laws. What does an adviser do when its past practices appear, in hindsight, to have fallen short? While … Continue Reading

SEC Enforcement’s Increased Focus on Private Equity

On May 12, 2016, SEC Director of Enforcement Andrew Ceresney gave a keynote address on Private Equity Enforcement.  Ceresney reiterated the SEC’s view that private equity is a key area for enforcement, and that recent actions show that it is particularly focused on undisclosed fees and expenses and increasing transparency in the industry.  Ceresney also … Continue Reading