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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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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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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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