Michael J. Diver is the head of Katten's Chicago Securities Litigation and Enforcement practice. He represents public companies, financial services firms and other regulated entities, as well as their individual officers and directors, in matters before the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and other regulatory bodies. A former Branch Chief in the Division of Enforcement of the SEC's Chicago Regional Office, Diver's experience covers virtually all areas of capital markets regulatory enforcement, including matters related to securitization and other structured products transactions, investment adviser and hedge fund activities, broker-dealer regulation, insider trading, municipal securities transactions, public company accounting and disclosure. He also regularly advises clients in connection with corporate governance matters, internal investigations, financial restatements, special accounting reviews, SEC regulatory examinations, and Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (FINRA) and stock exchange inquiries.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Michael J. Diver