On November 14th, the SEC summarized its enforcement efforts for the year. The Commission filed 734 enforcement actions in the fiscal year ending September 30, 2012; it filed 735 last year. An increasing number of this year's cases involved highly complex products, transactions, and practices, including those related to the financial crisis, trading platforms and market structure, and insider trading by market professionals. Twenty percent of the actions were filed in investigations designated as National Priority Cases. Disgorgement and penalties orders totaled over $3 billion, an 11 percent increase over the prior year. The agency's release also summarizes notable cases. SEC Press Release.