The Catholic University of America

 Gregory G. Faragasso


Greg Faragasso is an Assistant Director in the Division of Enforcement at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.  During his tenure with the SEC, he has been responsible for numerous significant cases across a broad range of areas, including financial fraud, offering fraud, insider trading, Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, disclosure, manipulation, Ponzi scheme, auditor independence, prime bank and others.  Mr. Faragasso has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at Catholic University since 2001, teaching an upper-level course on securities enforcement procedures and issues.  Before joining the SEC in 1991, he worked in private practice at a major law firm in New York City.  Mr. Faragasso earned his bachelor’s degree in 1984 from the College of William and Mary, and his law degree, cum laude, in 1988 from Brooklyn Law School, where he was an editor of the Brooklyn Law Review and the recipient of several academic awards.  Mr. Faragasso is the author of A Policy Analysis of New York State's Security Takeover Disclosure Act, 53 Brooklyn L. Rev. 1117 (1988).