The SEC is not a shrinking violet. When it comes to FCPA enforcement, some focus more on the Justice Department – and given its criminal enforcement mission that is understandable. But the SEC has a strong enforcement role to play, and in the last year or so, it has been flexing its enforcement muscle. It is an important trend and one that is expected to increase.
The SEC is bringing cases now against companies and individuals where the Justice Department declines to bring a case….
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