The report revealed mixed numerical trends. Although the Division brought fewer total enforcement actions, it nevertheless collected a sizeable amount of money in penalties and generously rewarded whistleblowers. In FY 2021, the Commission filed 434 new enforcement actions of 697 total enforcement actions. New enforcement actions increased by 7% from FY 2020, but the total number of enforcement actions decreased by 3%. In fact, the addendum indicates that FY 2021 brought about the lowest number of total enforcement actions in the past five years. Additionally, while judgments and orders for disgorgements decreased by 33% to $2.4 billion, penalties increased by the same percentage to $1.4 billion.
‘Enforcement 40’ for 2020
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