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New 2019 Whistleblower Protection Reform Act Provides More Protections to Whistleblowers

Posted on August 8th, 2019 at 10:11 AM
New 2019 Whistleblower Protection Reform Act Provides More Protections to Whistleblowers

The United States House of Representatives recently passed the Whistleblower Protection Reform Act (“WPRA”). The WPRA is aimed to fill in gaps in the whistleblower protections provided by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (“Dodd-Frank”), as interpreted by the U.S. Supreme Court in Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers.

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SEC Awards Overseas Whistleblower Half-Million Dollars

Posted on August 5th, 2019 at 2:22 PM
SEC Awards Overseas Whistleblower Half-Million Dollars

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced that it has awarded an overseas whistleblower $500,000.

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CFTC Issues Whistleblower Reduced Award of $2.5 Million

Posted on July 1st, 2019 at 9:54 AM
CFTC Issues Whistleblower Reduced Award of $2.5 Million

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) has awarded a whistleblower $2.5 million for reporting a violation of U.S. trading laws.

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Recent Whistleblower Award Demonstrates CFTC’s Continued Commitment to Program

Posted on April 5th, 2019 at 3:25 PM
Recent Whistleblower Award Demonstrates CFTC’s Continued Commitment to Program

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) recently announced a whistleblower award of over $2 million to an individual for providing expert analysis in conjunction with a related action instituted by another federal regulator.

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SEC Awards Two JPMorgan Chase Whistleblowers $50 Million

Posted on April 2nd, 2019 at 5:19 PM
SEC Awards Two JPMorgan Chase Whistleblowers $50 Million

The SEC announced that it has awarded two whistleblowers a total of $50 million. The SEC received $267 million stemming from a settlement with JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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SEC Announces $1 Million Whistleblower Award

Posted on October 19th, 2017 at 10:45 AM
SEC Announces $1 Million Whistleblower Award

The SEC has awarded a whistleblower $1 million for reporting information that helped the agency successfully prosecute a registered entity that harmed retail customers.

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SEC Issues a $4 Million Whistleblower Award

Posted on September 29th, 2016 at 9:16 AM
SEC Issues a $4 Million Whistleblower Award

Since its inception in 2011, the SEC’s whistleblower program has awarded more than $111 million to 34 whistleblowers. 

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SEC Office of the Whistleblower: Claim an Award

Posted on August 1st, 2016 at 5:06 PM
SEC Office of the Whistleblower: Claim an Award

We post Notices of Covered Action for each Commission action where a final judgment or order, by itself or together with other prior judgments or orders in the same action issued after July 21, 2010, results in monetary sanctions exceeding $1 million.

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SEC Awarded Over $1M to Compliance Whistleblower

Posted on May 6th, 2015 at 7:36 AM
SEC Awarded Over $1M to Compliance Whistleblower

The SEC awarded over a million dollars to a compliance professional who provided information that assisted the SEC in an enforcement action against the whistleblower’s company.

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