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EEOC updates covid-19 guidance with anti-retaliation section

USA - December 16 2021 On November 17, 2021, the EEOC updated its technical guidance on COVID-19 and anti-discrimination with a new anti-retaliation section. The new…

SEC awards $400,000 to whistleblower culpable in fraudulent scheme

USA - December 3 2021 On November 23, 2021, the SEC issued an award of $400,000 to a whistleblower who voluntarily provided the SEC with original information that assisted…

SEC releases FY 2021 whistleblower program annual report

USA - December 1 2021 On November 15, 2021, the SEC published its annual report to Congress covering the period from October 1, 2020 to September 30, 2021. The report was…

CA District Court: Dodd Frank Whistleblower provision does not apply extraterritorially

USA - November 11 2021 On June 28, 2021, the United States District Court for the Northern District of California granted the Company’s Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss…

New York’s whistleblower protection law is dramatically expanded

USA - November 10 2021 On October 28, 2021, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law a bill dramatically expanding New York’s whistleblower statute, New York Labor…

SEC awards $40 million to two Whistleblowers

USA - October 18 2021 On October 15, 2021, the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower announced multi-million dollar awards to two whistleblowers who provided the SEC with…

SEC announces $36 million award to whistleblower

Ireland, USA - September 28 2021 On September 24, 2021, the SEC announced an approximately $36 million award to a whistleblower who provided critical information to the SEC that…

SEC Alleges Employer’s Compliance Manual Violates Rule 21F-17

USA - August 11 2021 On June 23, 2021, the SEC announced that Guggenheim Securities, LLC (“Company”) agreed to settle charges that it violated Rule 21F-17 by including…

SDNY: SOX Whistleblower Protections Extend to Investors

USA - August 6 2021 On July 21, 2021, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York held that the whistleblower protections established in SOX are not…

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…