SEC Enforcement Arm Braces for Cutbacks – Barron’s

Already, the department has halted non-essential travel and the hiring of outside contractors who help in-house lawyers with cases, sources tell the publication.

The enforcement department faces significant spending cuts in President Donald Trump’s proposed budget. “We’re already seeing a quieter enforcement regime,” Emory University law professor Urska Velikonja tells Bloomberg. “The number of enforcement cases is likely to be down considerably going forward.”

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