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SEC Awards Four Whistleblowers More Than $31 Million

Ireland, USA - May 20 2021 On May 17, 2021, the SEC announced payment of more than $31 million to four whistleblowers who provided the SEC with information that resulted in the…

SEC Awards $22 Million to Two Whistleblowers

Ireland, USA - May 12 2021 On May 10, 2021, the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower announced multi-million dollar awards to two whistleblowers who provided the SEC with…

Pennsylvania District Court Grants Employer Summary Judgment on SOX Claim

USA - May 5 2021 On March 29, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania granted a defendant-employer’s motion for summary judgment on a…

SEC Awards Joint Whistleblowers More Than $50 Million

USA - April 15 2021 On April 15, 2021, the SEC announced payment of more than $50 million to joint whistleblowers who provided the SEC with information that resulted in…

SEC Whistleblower Chief Jane Norberg to Leave, Agency Announces

Ireland, USA - April 12 2021 The SEC announced on April 8, 2021 the departure of Jane Norberg, Chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower. Ms. Norberg had been with the…

7th Circuit Affirms Denial of Equitable Tolling of Statute of Limitations Under SOX

USA - April 5 2021 On March 22, 2021, the Seventh Circuit affirmed a decision by the ARB dismissing a whistleblower retaliation complaint under SOX for failure to file…

Whistleblower Attorney Challenges SEC Final Rule Changing Its Whistleblower Program

USA - February 17 2021 On January 13, 2021, a New York whistleblower attorney filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia challenging a recent…

Fifth Circuit Affirms Dismissal of SOX Whistleblower Claim for Lack of Employer-Employee Relationship

USA - February 4 2021 On January 29, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a SOX whistleblower retaliation claim where the…

Bloomberg: SEC Receives Record Number of Whistleblower Tips From Remote Employees

USA - February 2 2021 A recent Bloomberg article reports that whistleblower complaints to the SEC have soared as employees have been working from home during the COVID-19…

CFTC Releases 2020 Annual Report on its Whistleblower Program

USA - November 25 2020 The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (“CFTC”) recently released its 2020 Annual Report on the status of its Whistleblower Program for the fiscal…