The Securities and Exchange Commission has appointed five individuals to specialize in various areas of investigation and has also created an Office of Market Intelligence to compile the hundreds of thousands of tips, complaints and referrals that the SEC receives each year.

The SEC hopes these actions will empower it to keep pace with ever-changing markets to more comprehensively investigate complex products, financial innovation, markets and regulatory regimes, as well as “the willingness of violators to use every trick to cover their tracks,” said Robert Khuzami, director of the division of enforcement.

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