Broc Romanek reports that:
In the "Cady Bar the Door" Blog, David Smyth notes recent examples of SEC's Enforcement going after lawyers - just as Director Rob Khuzami promised in a speech last June for defense counsel who engage in "questionable tactics" to gain advantage for their clients involved in SEC investigations. As David mentions in his blog, in his speech, Khuzami noted one hilarious episode in which a witness in investigative testimony - looking for a toe-tapping signal his lawyer had been warned against during a break - "extended [his foot] so far [under the table] that he was almost doing a split."
What's interesting (at least to me) is that SEC still seems to be mostly ignoring transactional lawyers who fail to function as gatekeepers. As I explain in Corporate Lawyers as Gatekeepers (January 6, 2012):