Although it is still relatively young, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Whistleblower Program has grown exponentially over the past five years. Despite the growing number and size of whistleblower awards, it is not always clear what makes a good whistleblower case. What is an SEC whistleblower? Who qualifies as one? What kind of information is the SEC looking for in its investigations? In this video, Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David J. Marshall provides some of the basics regarding what it takes for an individual to qualify for an SEC whistleblower award and how effective representation can help whistleblowers increase their potential to win a substantial award from the SEC. For those interested in learning more about the mechanics of the SEC Whistleblower Program, read Mr. Marshall’s comprehensive SEC Whistleblower Practice Guide.
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