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Four Key SEC Whistleblower Trends — And How Companies Can Prepare For Them
In this article, the authors identify four recent trends in the SEC's whistleblower program: a significant uptick in whistleblower bounties; awards for mid-investigation tips; the more lenient "objectively reasonable" standard for whistleblower protection from retaliation; and a continued focus on confidentiality agreements.
United States
3 Nov 2016
SEC Examiners Focus On Investment Adviser And Broker-Dealer Compliance With Whistleblower Rules
The Risk Alert reflects the most comprehensive guidance from the agency to date regarding its expectations for corporate compliance with the Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions.
United States
2 Nov 2016
New SEC Settlements Show Continued Focus On Whistleblower Protection And Severance Agreements
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to pursue enforcement actions against companies for whistleblower-related violations.
United States
12 Oct 2016
Four Things Companies Should Know About the SEC's 2015 Whistleblower Report
The SEC recently published data showing significant increases in tips received under its Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program.
United States
24 Nov 2015
SEC Probes Corporate Interactions with Whistleblowers
According to a February 25, 2015 Wall Street Journal report, in recent weeks the SEC has sent requests to a number of companies seeking years of nondisclosure agreements, employment contracts and other documents as part of an agency probe into the potential silencing of corporate whistleblowers.
United States
27 Feb 2015
Dispatches From The Whistleblower Front: Five Common Pitfalls For Companies To Avoid
As the Securities and Exchange Commission's whistleblower program continues to build momentum, there is no question that companies are facing increasing numbers of reports of possible misconduct, both through internal reporting mechanisms and through whistleblower complaints and tips filed directly with the SEC.
United States
17 Sep 2013
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