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Directors' and officers' insurance policies should be reviewed in light of anticipated increase in whistleblowing activity instigated by the Dodd-Frank Act and the UK Bribery Act
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA, United Kingdom
  • January 5 2011

The Dodd-Frank Act contains a number of controversial provisions, but perhaps none more so than mandatory payment of a substantial bounty to individuals who provide "original information" to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) leading to fines in excess of US$1 million.

SOX whistleblower protections expanded to affiliates
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 16 2010

On July 15, 2010 Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which President Obama is expected to sign into law.

President Obama and others propose financial regulatory reform: a myriad of changes to federal securities laws appears possible
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • USA
  • July 22 2009

The week of July 13, 2009 saw a flurry of activity that may have profound and lasting effects on the regulation of financial markets in the United States.