According to an article published yesterday in InvestmentNews, during 2015 the SEC has filed a record number of enforcement cases in its battle against fraud. The previous record was set in 2014, demonstrating that the SEC is serious about targeting corporate misdeeds. As noted in my September 10, 2015 blog entry, the Justice Department is increasingly subjecting leaders to personal consequences when these misdeeds occur. Check out the InvestmentNews article here. Forward thinking leaders: the time is right to enact best practices for protecting assets, employees, investors, clients and reputations.