SEC displaying aggressive new stance designed to scare off violators

Co-chief Ceresney reveals intention to considerably increase penalties to stop misconduct before it happens.

The Securities and Exchange Commission is taking an aggressive new stance against those that would violate its regulations, with the intention to considerably increase penalties to stop misconduct before it happens. 

SEC Co-Chief Andrew Ceresney took this position during a legal conference in New York, reports The Wall Street Journal. "Monetary penalties speak very loudly and in a language any potential defendant understands," Ceresney said.

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