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Regulators Offer Insights Into SEC, CFTC, And OSHA Whistleblower Program's Trends And Priorities
On July 16, 2019, three prominent whistleblower law regulators spoke at PLI's Corporate Whistleblowing in 2019, which was co-chaired by Orrick partners Mike Delikat and Renee Phillips.
United States
6 Aug 2019
An Update On Pay Gap Shareholder Proposals
For nearly five years, major U.S. corporations have been subject to intense scrutiny over their decisions on whether to release internal pay gap percentages in response to shareholder proposals by Arjuna Capital, LLC ...
United States
31 Jul 2019
Can You Hear The Whistle Blowing Outside: CFTC Makes First Ever Whistleblower Award To Company Outsider
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced earlier this month that it had awarded more than $2 million to an individual who provided "critical information through independent analysis of market data".
United States
21 Mar 2019
Employers: What FINRA's Cryptocurrency Complaint Signifies For You
Last week, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") filed its first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies, conforming with its stated 2018 goal of monitoring and supervising
United States
27 Sep 2018
Employers: What FINRA's Cryptocurrency Complaint Signifies For You
Last week, the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") filed its first disciplinary action involving cryptocurrencies ...
United States
25 Sep 2018
The SEC Ends The Summer With Another Bountiful Award Of Over $54 Million To Two Whistleblowers
On September 6, the SEC issued awards totaling more than $54 million to two whistleblowers who provided critical information and continued assistance to the agency in an enforcement action.
United States
11 Sep 2018
Mike Delikat Discusses The Future Of The SEC's Whistleblower Office
Mike Delikat, founder of Orrick's Whistleblower Task Force, recently spoke with The Wall Street Journal regarding the future of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Office of the Whistleblower...
United States
22 Nov 2016
SEC Bounty Hunters Take Heart: SEC Fines Company $265,000 For Using Severance Agreements That Provided A Waiver Of Any Monetary Recovery For Filing A Tip
Today, the SEC announced that an Atlanta-based company, BlueLinx Holdings, is settling charges that its severance agreements contained provisions that it in its view might impede employees from communication...
United States
17 Aug 2016
Securities Industry Employment Arbitration Paper
In the securities industry, the majority of all employment disputes are resolved through binding arbitration.
United States
2 Jun 2016
For Whom The Whistle Blows: SEC Whistleblower Office Issues Its 2015 Annual Report
The SEC released its Fiscal Year 2015 Annual Report (the "Report") to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program on November 16, 2015.
United States
26 Nov 2015
Chief Of SEC Whistleblower Office Shares Candid Assessment Of Program's Results To Date And Future Direction
On September 9, 2015, Sean McKessy, Chief of the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower spoke at Thomson Reuters' 4th Annual Corporate Whistleblower Program in New York.
United States
22 Sep 2015
SEC Makes Good On Its Promise To "Un-Muzzle" Employees From Cooperating In SEC Investigations
The SEC on April 1, 2015 commenced a cease-and-desist action against KBR alleging its confidentiality agreements violated Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower regulations.
United States
15 Apr 2015
Chicken Soup For CA Employers: How To Stay Healthy When Implementing Your Sick Leave Plan
The new California paid sick leave law is now "in effect" and you are ramping up your HR and payroll team to get ready for July 1 when employees can start accruing sick leave under the law.
United States
10 Feb 2015
Corporate Whistleblowing: Key Issues In Responding To Possible Violations
The need to detect and investigate reported allegations of wrongdoing within a corporation has long been a fact of corporate life.
United States
21 Jan 2015
SEC Puts Their Money Where Their Mouth Is: $30 Million Awarded To Whistleblower
On September 22, 2014, the SEC announced its largest whistleblower award to date under its Dodd-Frank whistleblower bounty program.
United States
10 Oct 2014
SEC Charges Hedge Fund Adviser With Whistleblower Retaliation Under Dodd-Frank
On June 16, 2014, the SEC issued its first-ever charge of whistleblower retaliation under section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
25 Jun 2014
SEC Issues Huge Bounty Award Of $14 Million To Whistleblower Under Dodd-Frank
Today the SEC announced that it is issuing a whistleblower award of over $14 million to a whistleblower who provided information that resulted in the recovery of investor funds.
United States
4 Oct 2013
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