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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
Renee Phillips Discusses Potential Narrowing Of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections
It can make a big difference to our clients if Dodd-Frank does not cover that internal whistleblowing. From an employer perspective, it's one less cause of action that employees and their counsel have in their arsenal to sue employers for internal whistleblowing
United States
10 Jul 2017
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
SEC Guidance Supports Its Position That Internal Whistleblowers Are Protected Under Dodd-Frank
The dispute over whether internal reporting is covered by Dodd-Frank's anti-retaliation provisions is rooted in what the Commission has argued is conflicting statutory language.
United States
10 Aug 2015
Show Me The Money: Yes, Even Corporate Officers Can Collect Dodd-Frank Bounty Awards
On March 2, 2015, the SEC announced a whistleblower bounty award of between $475,000 and $575,000, its 15th under the Dodd-Frank whistleblower program.
United States
20 Mar 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
The Split Deepens: New York District Court Holds Internal Reporting Not Protected Under Dodd-Frank
Thus, until the Second Circuit and other Circuit courts weighs in on this issue, the answer of whether internal reporting is protected under Dodd-Frank may hinge largely upon which district judge is assigned the case.
United States
30 Dec 2014
Third Circuit Issues First Appellate Decision Compelling Arbitration Of Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Claim
In Khazin v. TD Ameritrade, No. 14-1689, 2014 WL 6871393 (3rd Cir. Dec. 8, 2014), the Third Circuit affirmed a lower court's decision compelling arbitration of a Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claim.
United States
22 Dec 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
Bon Voyage! Dodd Frank Whistleblower Claim Shipped Tto Arbitration
In Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC, Judge Failla in the Southern District of New York compelled arbitration of a Dodd-Frank whistleblower retaliation claim, holding that nothing in the anti-retaliation provision, 15 U.S.C. 78u-6(h), precludes the arbitration of these claims.
United States
5 Feb 2014
Take Heart, Companies Can Win Whistleblower Cases: Two Key Victories Last Week In SOX And Dodd-Frank Cases
Two victories for employers last week in Dodd-Frank and SOX whistleblower cases may provide a basis for at least a sliver of optimism among employers and whistleblower defense lawyers hammered by a recent series of employee-favorable decisions under the two main federal statutes covering whistleblowing activity.
United States
8 Oct 2013
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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