Publicly traded companies have been hit with fewer and many more cost effective penalties with the Filing since Mr . trump became president.
From February through September, the business, now headed by Wall Street lawyer Jay Clayton, collected $127 million in corporate civil penalties in 15 cases, according to a POLITICO writeup on SEC data. That compares with $702 million in 43 cases from February through September 2016.
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Notably, in December 2016 and the first 20 days of January 2017