SEC Announces Enforcement Results for FY 2016
Increase in Actions Involving Investment Advisers, FCPA Violations; Most Ever Whistleblower Money Distributed in a Single Year
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Washington D.C., Oct. 11, 2016
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that, in fiscal year 2016, it filed 868 enforcement actions exposing financial reporting-related misconduct by companies and their executives and misconduct by registrants and gatekeepers, as the agency continued to enhance its use of data to detect illegal conduct and expedite investigations.