July 29, 2021

In this article, Partners Anthony S. Barkow and Charles D. Riely explain how the US Securities and Exchange Commission uses data analytics to identify suspicious trading patterns. The authors examine SEC v. Wygovsky in their analysis of how to evaluate a case based primarily on trading evidence and how these principles may apply in the case against Sean Wygovsky, a trader for a large Canadian hedge fund manager that was arrested on securities fraud and wire fraud charges.