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SEC sets record for highest whistleblower payout

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued the largest rewards for whistleblowers under the Dodd-Frank Act, setting a new record at more than $33 million. The SEC announced Monday that it ... read more

SEC sets single-year record for enforcement actions

Notable among those cases, the private equity firm Blackstone Group LP agreed to pay a $39 million penalty ... according to the agency. The SEC likely hit this record by issuing two of its ... read more

$33M SEC Whistleblower Award Sets Agency Record

In addition to the award, which broke the previous high of $30 million issued in 2014 to a whistleblower in a foreign country, the SEC announced that two other tipsters would share a nearly $50 ... read more

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SEC proposes to limit whistleblower awards

The Securities and Exchange Commission is looking to limit whistleblower payouts after ... $100 million or more, but set a floor for those large awards that would not be less than $30 million. That ... read more


Big SEC Whistleblower Bounties Won’t Change With Trump

Law360, New York (November 14, 2016, 9:02 PM EST) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s whistleblower program is likely to continue its record-breaking streak ... mandated that the SEC pay ... read more

SEC enforcement sets record in FY 2014

The Securities and Exchange Commission filed a record 755 enforcement actions in fiscal ... including against investment advisers for violating the pay-to-play rule, market access violations, ... read more

SEC Announces Record Whistleblower Award

On September 22, 2014, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced its largest-ever whistleblower award, which is expected to be between $30 to $35 million. 1 The previous high for an SEC . ... read more

U.S. SEC awards Merrill Lynch whistleblowers a record $83 million

“We hope that these awards encourage others with specific, high-quality information regarding securities laws violations to step forward and report it to the SEC,” said Jane Norberg, chief of the ... read more

SEC to pay record US$30 million to whistleblower

The SEC says that the award will be the largest made so far under its’ new whistleblower program. The previous high for a whistleblower award was US$14 million. The record payout will also be the ... read more

SEC Whistleblower Head Admits To Award-Payout Struggles

But in 2010, the Office of the Whistleblower was authorized by the Dodd-Frank Act to provide monetary awards to individuals who provide "high ... SEC’s ultimate goal of preventing and stopping ... read more

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

Sean McKessy spent most of the last five years as first chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower ... program was set up [in the wake of that case] so people like Markopolos could be eligible. TC ... 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 ... after the SEC approved a record-setting ... read more



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