Report: Number Of SEC Enforcement Action Filings Climbed In FY 2015

(January 13, 2016, 2:15 PM EST) -- BOSTON — More than 800 Securities and Exchange Commission enforcement actions were filed in fiscal year (FY) 2015, up from 681 in FY 2010, according to a report jointly issued Jan. 12 by economic and financial consulting firm Cornerstone Research and the New York University Pollack Center for Law and Business.

(Cornerstone report available. Document #57-160120-041X.)

According to the report, “SEC Enforcement Activity Against Public Company Defendants: Fiscal Years 2010-2015,” the increase in SEC enforcement action filings was due, in large part, to “a record level...
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