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Studying The Reactions To SEC's Whistleblower Proposals

The SEC may engage in future rule-making to eliminate consideration of a whistleblower’s participation in an internal reporting program when determining whether to increase an award.[19] Whistleblower... read more

SEC awards $30 million to whistleblower

Related: Holder wants to pay whistleblowers more It came a few days after U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said he would ask Congress to change a federal law to increase whistleblower awards. The SEC ... read more

SEC awards $22 million to Monsanto whistleblower

That made Monsanto’s profits look higher than they really were, the SEC said in February. The SEC announced the amount of the whistleblower’s award in a press release ... but the company said securiti... read more

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SEC set to hand out up to $452M to whistleblowers

whose firm advises clients about the new whistleblower rule. “Once the first award is publicized, tips to the SEC from disgruntled employees are almost certain to increase substantially.” The SEC’s Of... read more

SEC, Testing Power, Wants More Discretion to Set Whistleblower Awards

Radzinschi / NLJ [/caption] The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Thursday proposed giving the agency’s top officials broader authority to set whistleblower ... awards upward or downward. Cla... read more

2nd Circuit to define ‘original information’ for SEC whistleblowers

They claim that Congress laid out a test for original information in the statutory language of Dodd-Frank, but that when the SEC wrote rules governing whistleblower awards, it added a time limitation ... read more

SEC gives biggest-ever whistleblower award for BofA settlement

The SEC awarded $83M to three whistleblowers who aided in the $415M settlement with Bank of America (BAC-0.8%). “These courageous executives are a shining example for other people on Wall Street with ... read more

The Morning Risk Report: SEC May Limit Biggest Whistleblower Awards

Current rules require that the SEC pay out 10% to 30% to a whistleblower if the tipster’s information is original and leads to a penalty of more than $1 million. The proposal would give the SEC discre... read more

Whistleblower awarded $14 million - SEC's largest ever

The Securities and Exchange Commission is paying out its largest whistleblower ... said "awards can range from 10 percent to 30 percent of the money collected in a case" - suggesting the case could ha... read more

Seen enough? Here’s how to get the SEC’s attention

The whistleblower said, “I didn’t do this to get paid; I’m not all that interested in it.” I [strongly encouraged him to accept the award] and he did ... let you know [if you call the SEC]. TC: Is the... read more

‘Impossible Position’ for Corporate Fraud Gatekeepers

That was particularly true with respect to the most devastating accounting frauds and securities schemes ... Remember their special whistleblower eligibility rules? With few exceptions, to qualify for ... read more

Whistleblowing practices and severance agreements — what works

employees leaving the company were forced to waive possible whistleblower awards or risk losing their severance payments and other benefits, the SEC said. BlueLinx added the provision nearly two years ... read more

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