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SEC Sees Fewer Filed Cases in 2017, But Signals Aggressive Enforcement Ahead in Financial Reporting, Cybersecurity and Other Key Areas

Several factors may have contributed to the decline. Some have attributed it to the change in presidential administrations, which resulted in a change in top SEC leadership. For instance, a recent Cornerstone Research publication noted that after SEC Chairman Jay Clayton’s appointment, the number of enforcement actions against public companies dropped precipitously. On the other hand, the SEC believes the…

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