U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement activity continued at a strong pace during the first half of fiscal 2017 despite the uncertainty hanging over the agency since President Donald Trump took office.
Between Oct. 1 and March 31, the SEC filed 334 total enforcement actions, compared to 372 during the same period in fiscal 2016, according to a new report from Cornerstone Research. But excluding actions against delinquent filers, there were 299 enforcement actions — virtually unchanged from the year-ago period.
‘Enforcement 40’ for 2020
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