Ex-Informant Ruling Guides On Challenging SEC Enforcement

Law360 (November 18, 2020, 5:26 PM EST) -- On Sept. 29, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey issued an order in the matter U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Gentile dismissing the amended complaint filed by the SEC seeking an injunction against former government informant Guy Gentile.

This decision, which is the most recent in several matters over many years involving both Gentile and the SEC, offers useful guidance to those facing an SEC enforcement action. Particularly, when compared to the recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit decision in Gentile v. SEC, another matter involving the same parties, the District of New...

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