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SEC enforcement outlook for investment funds: focus on valuation, insider trading and other fraudulent practices

USA - March 27 2013 The SEC continues its enforcement efforts relating to hedge funds and private equity funds. In recent remarks, Bruce Karpati, Chief of the SEC…

Jonathan E. Green

Pitfalls of social media: Facebook post could lead to SEC enforcement action

USA - December 12 2012 Social media postings by officers of public companies can form the basis of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) enforcement actions

Jonathan E. Green, Catherine B. Schumacher

SEC issues largest whistleblower award to date

USA - October 4 2013 After issuing its first whistleblower award of $50,000 approximately one year ago, the SEC has continued to reward whistleblowers who report…

Jonathan E. Green

SEC clarifies company use of social media under Regulation FD

USA - April 3 2013 On April 2, 2013, the SEC issued a Report of Investigation (Report) announcing that it had concluded its investigation regarding potential Regulation…

Sara Adler, Jonathan E. Green, Joel I. Greenberg

SEC files action against employer alleged to have impeded tipsters through employee confidentiality agreements

USA - April 2 2015 As the SEC increasingly relies on its Whistleblower Program to encourage people to come forward with information leading to securities enforcement…

Jonathan E. Green, Aaron F. Miner