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SEC Issues Award To Whistleblower Despite Culpability And Delay
On July 27, 2017, the SEC announced that it was paying a $1.7 million bounty award to a whistleblower, even though the whistleblower: (1) had some culpability in the fraud; (2) unreasonably delayed reporting the fraud; and (3) failed to comply with a Dodd-Frank rule requiring whistleblowers to submit inside information in writing in certain circumstances.
United States
4 Aug 2017
Comment Letter Requests SEC Require Public Companies To Furnish Gender Pay Ratio Data To Investors
In a February 1, 2016 comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC"), Pax Ellevate Management LLC Chair Sallie Krawcheck and Chief Executive Officer Joseph F. Keefe requested that the SEC take steps to require companies to annually disclose gender pay ratio information to investors.
United States
30 Mar 2016
Top 10 Whistleblowing And Retaliation Events Of 2015
Here are the top 10 events this year that altered the landscape of whistleblower law and heightened the risks.
United States
10 Dec 2015
U.S. Supreme Court Extends SOX’s Whistleblower Protection To Employees Of Publicly Traded Company’s Contractors
On March 4, 2014, the United States Supreme Court in Lawson v. FMR LLC held that SOX’s whistleblower protection extends to employees of a publicly traded company’s contractors and subcontractors.
United States
5 Mar 2014
OIG Report On SEC Whistleblower Program: Praise, Suggestions & Conclusion That Private Right Of Action Would Be Premature
On January 18, 2013, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Office of Inspector General (OIG) released its report titled Evaluation of the SEC’s Whistleblower Program.
United States
11 Feb 2013
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