Fuad Rana

Counsel, Davis Polk & Wardwell

Fuad represents companies, financial institutions and individuals in investigations before the SEC, DOJ and other regulatory authorities. He also conducts internal investigations on behalf of companies and advises clients on regulatory compliance and mitigating enforcement risk.

Fuad was previously Assistant Director in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement, where he led investigations across the agency’s enforcement jurisdiction, with particular focus on matters involving public company accounting and disclosure, broker-dealers, auditor liability and the FCPA. He also supervised investigations in emerging areas such as ESG, cybersecurity and Regulation Best Interest. Fuad played a lead role in several “sweeps” and initiatives focused on public company financial reporting, including the Division’s Earnings Per Share Initiative. He has significant experience conducting cross-border investigations, including coordinating multi-jurisdiction resolutions with foreign authorities.