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Entries in whistleblower award (101)

Friday
Aug302019

SEC awards whistleblower $1.8 million for ‘stellar information’

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded more than $1.8 million to a whistleblower who provided critically important information and assistance to an enforcement action involving overseas misconduct. 

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Tuesday
Jul232019

SEC rewards ‘overseas’ whistleblower

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday it awarded an overseas whistleblower $500,000.

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Monday
Jun032019

SEC awards joint whistleblowers $3 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded two whistleblowers $3 million Monday for providing a tip that led to a "successful enforcement action involving an alleged securities law violation that impacted retail investors."

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Monday
May272019

SEC awards whistleblower $4.5 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded more than $4.5 million to a whistleblower whose tip triggered the company to launch an internal investigation and report the whistleblower’s allegations to the SEC and another agency.

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Tuesday
Mar262019

SEC awards $50 million to two whistleblowers

The Securities and Exchange Commission said Tuesday it awarded two whistleblowers $50 million in the same case. One award was $13 million and the other award was $37 million.

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Wednesday
Nov212018

SEC receives 202 FCPA whistleblower tips FY2018

The SEC's Office of the Whistleblower received 5,282 tips during FY2018, including 202 FCPA-related complaints.

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Friday
Sep142018

Tardy SEC whistleblower earns reduced award

The Securities and Exchange Commission reduced a whistleblower award to $1.5 million Friday because the whistleblower was "culpable" and delayed reporting the misconduct for a year. 

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Thursday
Sep062018

SEC awards two whistleblowers $54 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded $39 million to one whistleblower Thursday and $15 million to another in the same case for information that helped the agency "bring an important enforcement action." 

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Wednesday
Aug292018

Jesse Van Genugten: Whistleblowing in the Netherlands may drive you crazy

The Netherlands, a country well respected in many regards for its commitment to organized labor and workers' rights, fails even to marginally protect a different class of vulnerable employee: the whistleblower.

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Tuesday
Aug212018

Martin Kenney: Whistleblowing is still a career-ending suicide mission

I have commented on several occasions about whistleblowing, so my thoughts on the subject are already well documented. I am a strong advocate of whistleblowing as a means of policing rogue companies or the individuals they employ. I have described whistleblowing as an important item in the regulatory toolbox.

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Wednesday
Aug152018

Tillipman and Brownlow: Is the SEC about to weaken the whistleblower program?

On June 28, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to its whistleblower award program and requested comments from the public.

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Thursday
Jul122018

CFTC awards whistleblower $30 million

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced an award of $30 million to a whistleblower Thursday, the biggest award ever under the CFTC's whistleblower program.

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