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WHAT LEGAL PROTECTIONS ARE PROVIDED TO SEC WHISTLEBLOWERS?  

June 22nd, 2022

Exposing unlawful conduct by a business often creates significant monetary exposure for that company and any individual employees engaged in wrongdoing. While the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is focused on preserving the confidentiality of whistleblowers’ identities, individuals who step forward to report securities fraud …

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CPSC Warns Parents That Fisher-Price and Kids2 Rockers Are Not Safe for Infant Sleep

June 17th, 2022

After the tragic deaths of at least 14 infants, federal safety officials are warning parents about yet another baby product that is not safe for infant sleep: baby rockers. Feldman Shepherd attorneys Alan M. Feldman, Daniel J. Mann and Edward S. Goldis represent numerous families …

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CFTC Whistleblower Program

AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A WHISTLEBLOWER REWARD UNDER THE CFTC WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAM?

May 24th, 2022

In the last fiscal year alone, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued approximately $123 million in whistleblower awards. This figure does not include a whooping $200 million award the agency issued on October 21, 2021—which is the largest-known single whistleblower award under the …

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AM I ELIGIBLE FOR A WHISTLEBLOWER REWARD UNDER THE SEC WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAM?

May 19th, 2022

Last year alone, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued approximately $564 million in whistleblower awards, stemming from the agency’s recovery of almost $5 billion through enforcement actions predicated on tips from whistleblowers. Those awards brought the total amount of money issued to whistleblowers …

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CFTC Whistleblower Program

WHAT IS THE CFTC WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAM?

May 4th, 2022

Congress created the whistleblower program administered by the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) with the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. The government passed the Dodd-Frank Act, in the wake of the Great Recession, to increase protections …

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WHAT IS THE SEC WHISTLEBLOWER PROGRAM?

April 29th, 2022

Congress created the whistleblower program administered by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) with the enactment of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010. The government passed the Dodd-Frank Act, in the wake of the Great Recession, to increase protections …

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‘Kids in Danger’ Honors ‘Parents Against Tip-Overs’ for Its Work Preventing Furniture Tip-Over Tragedies

April 29th, 2022

Sometimes in the face of horrific tragedy, purpose can be found. On May 26, 2022, Kids in Danger, a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by fighting for product safety, will honor Parents Against Tip-Overs (PAT) with its Best Friend Award for its advocacy and leadership …

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Pressure Cookers: The Serious Burn Hazard in Your Kitchen That Nobody Talks About

April 29th, 2022

While it may seem unthinkable that a popular kitchen appliance could severely injure consumers for decades without much public attention, that exact scenario is playing out in homes across the U.S. where families rely on pressure cookers for meal preparation. Pressure cookers are touted by manufacturers …

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WHAT LEGAL PROTECTIONS DOES THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT PROVIDE TO WHISTLEBLOWERS?

April 13th, 2022

Exposing unlawful conduct by a business can often create significant monetary exposure for that company and any individual employees engaged in wrongdoing. Whistleblowers who step forward to report such fraud may therefore face retaliation for their decision to do so. This blowback may come after …

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