The SEC Achieved a Record Breaking Year of Filing Enforcement Actions and Obtaining Disgorgement and Penalties During the 2014 Fiscal Year

According to an SEC press release, in the 2014 fiscal year that ended on September 30, 2014, the SEC achieved a record-breaking year by filing 755 enforcement actions and obtaining orders that totaled $4.16 billion in disgorgement and penalties. The SEC attributed these results to its implementation of new investigative approaches and the innovative use of data. The agency’s filings…

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