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NEW YORK (Reuters) – The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed 784 enforcement actions within the fiscal yr that ran by means of September, garnering $4.95 billion in penalties and different monetary treatments, the company mentioned in a press release on Tuesday.
The whole monetary treatments in fiscal 2023 had been the second-highest in SEC historical past, following final yr’s report of $6.4 billion, together with each disgorgement and curiosity along with civil penalties, and underscored how the company has sought to extra aggressively police violations and misconduct beneath Democratic management.