With New Tools, Leadership, SEC Touts Toughness | The Recorder

When it comes to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, executives in Silicon Valley are on heightened alert.

The agency is now run by a former federal prosecutor. Enforcement attorneys have new tools under the Dodd-Frank Act that make the defense bar uneasy. And technology now allows the agency to scan almost effortlessly for indicators of fraud and other violations that previously would have been tough to detect.

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