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James Brigagliano

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Jamie Brigagliano is a partner and co-leader of the Securities and Derivatives Enforcement and Regulatory group. Prior to joining Sidley, Jamie served as the Deputy Director of the Division of Trading and Markets at the Securities and Exchange Commission, where he held senior policymaking and management responsibilities. His practice at Sidley comprises advising broker-dealers, hedge funds, and other financial services firms on a broad variety of regulatory, enforcement, compliance, and transactional matters. Jamie focuses his practice in particular on SEC and SRO rules governing trading by broker-dealers and hedge funds, and broker-dealer registration and conduct rules.


Co-author of “FINRA Issues Its 2019 Risk Monitoring and Examination Priorities Letter,” Sidley Update published on January 25, 2019.

Co-author of “SEC Proposes New Standard of Care for Broker-Dealers: Overview and Considerations for Investment Professionals,” Sidley Update published on May 7, 2018.

Co-author of “U.S. Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Proposes New Rule to Address Outside Business Activities of Registered Persons,” Sidley Update published on March 12, 2018.

Co-author of “Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Issues Its 2018 Examination Priorities,” Sidley Update published on January 16, 2018.

Co-author of “Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Issues Report on Recent Examination Findings,” Sidley Update published on January 4, 2018.