The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today released its annual Enforcement Report. Members concluded a total of 133 cases against 216 individuals and 166 companies.
- Cases concluded against 156 respondents by contested hearings, 150 respondents by settlement agreement and 76 respondents by court decision.
- Cases concluded resulting in fines and administrative penalties of $35.4 million; almost $55 million in restitution, compensation and disgorgement; and jail sentences handed down to eight individuals.
- 112 cases commenced against a total of 160 individuals and 110 companies.
- 35 interim and asset freeze orders issued against a total of 76 individuals and companies.