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SEC Settles First Whistleblower Retaliation Case; Warns There Will Be More

Posted  06/19/14
By Jason Enzler The Securities and Exchange Commission announced another ground-breaking development for its whistleblower program earlier this week, releasing details on its first whistleblower retaliation case filed under the Dodd-Frank Act.  In doing so, the SEC sent an unambiguous message:  They are just getting started in going after companies that retaliate against whistleblowers. At issue was...

A Sunny Report from the SEC Whistleblower Office

Posted  11/21/13
By Marlene Koury The 2013 numbers are in for the Dodd-Frank whistleblower program and they are encouraging.  The SEC released its 2013 Annual Report on the program earlier this week which revealed that tips – and rewards – have increased since 2012.   The young whistleblower program is gaining steam and if it stays on course, it will no doubt be hugely successful in the coming years, perhaps even rivaling...

SEC Puts Its Money Where Its Mouth Is With $14M Whistleblower Award

Posted  10/3/13
By Gordon Schnell It has been more than two years since the SEC Whistleblower Office officially opened its doors.  Born out of the Dodd-Frank Act, it was created to help usher in a new day of more aggressive enforcement at an agency that up until recently many believed was very much asleep at the switch.  But with all of the fanfare surrounding the new office, and the flood of whistleblower tips that have poured...

Survey Reports Rampant Misconduct in Hedge Fund Industry

Posted  05/3/13
By Whistleblower Insider A recent survey of hedge fund professionals commissioned by the law firm Labaton Sucharow, HedgeWorld and the Hedge Fund Association, revealed some disappointing statistics regarding the prevalence of fraud and misconduct in the hedge fund industry.  Among the more notable findings, about a third of the professionals surveyed (30%) have witnessed misconduct in the workplace; more than a...

SEC Whistleblower Program Continues to Gain Steam With No Signs of Slowing Down

Posted  11/30/12
By Jason Enzler The SEC just released its second annual report on its whistleblower program (available here).  While there are no major surprises, there are some interesting facts to take away and even some trends that can be deduced.  Consistent with our report in a previous post, the number of attorneys staffing the SEC’s Whistleblower Office has doubled.  See Business Is Booming At The SEC Whistleblower...

Everything You Want to Know About the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and More

Posted  11/16/12
By Jason Enzler In a move that should help both businesses and those seeking to combat fraud, the SEC and DOJ jointly released a 120-page guide on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) on Wednesday.  The guide does not represent any changes to the law or new trends in its enforcement, but it does gather in one place an easy-to-read discussion of the law and its prohibitions, answers to hypothetical scenarios,...

A Tale of Two Whistleblower Offices -- The Very Different Approaches of the SEC and IRS

Posted  10/26/12
By Gordon Schnell By now, we all have heard about the $104 million awarded to former UBS banker Bradley Birkenfeld for blowing the whistle on the Swiss banking giant's scheme to help thousands of Americans use offshore accounts to cheat the IRS.  See The IRS Whistleblower Office Gets Serious With Record Setting Award.  It was the largest whistleblower award on record and particularly notable as it came from an...

The SEC Whistleblower Office is Open for Business

Posted  08/28/12
By Gordon Schnell and Marlene Koury With the payment of its first whistleblower reward last week, the SEC has declared loud and clear that its recently created Whistleblower Office is officially open for business.  Click here for SEC press release.   While relatively modest in amount -- only $50,000 for now -- what is particularly notable about the award is that it represented 30 percent of the total amount the...
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