The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) says its Enforcement Division “remains focused on the rapidly evolving crypto asset securities space.” The securities regulator filed 760 enforcement actions in total this fiscal year. SEC Chairman Gary Gensler commented: “I continue to be impressed with our Division of Enforcement.”
SEC Focused on Enforcement
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its enforcement results for the fiscal year 2022 on Tuesday.
During that time, the SEC “filed 760 enforcement actions and recovered a record $6.4 billion in penalties and disgorgement on behalf of the investing public,” the regulator explained. The total number of enforcement actions represents a 9% increase over the prior year.
SEC Chairman Gary Gensler opined:
I continue to be impressed with our Division