Regulators use big data to turn up enforcement heat — InvestmentNews

Last fall, the agency reported a record number of enforcement cases. Former SEC Chairwoman Mary Jo White attributed the increase to its use of data to “uncover tough cases” and bring “novel and significant actions” to enhance investor protection.

It’s an effort that has been underway for several years and has involved hiring personnel with expertise in data science and engineering.

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