SEC Combs E-mails For References To Debevoise Partner

Law360, New York (October 18, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attorneys at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission are reportedly scouring past e-mails over concerns that a former associate director in the SEC’s enforcement division may have doled out special consideration to an insider-trading suspect and been repaid with a job at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.

A Dow Jones article that ran Wednesday said that SEC lawyers had been asked to produce any e-mails containing references to former associate director Paul Berger and employment matters. The reported demand for the e-mails is being viewed as an...
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