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Petrobras Agrees to Pay More Than $1.8 Billion for Facilitating FCPA Violations
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2018

Four years ago, Brazilian authorities began Operation Car Wash, a wide-ranging and still ongoing corruption and money laundering investigation that


U.S. Supreme Court Adopts Narrow View of “Whistleblower” Under Dodd-Frank
  • Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
  • USA
  • February 27 2018

In Digital Realty Trust Inc. v. Somers, 2018 WL 987345 (February 21, 2018), the U.S. Supreme Court adopted a narrow definition of “whistleblower”


SEC adopts new rules for compensation committees and related disclosures
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2012

As required by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted on June 20, 2012 new and amended rules regarding the compensation committees of exchange listed public companies.


SEC launches new whistleblower program with high rewards for tips and creates private right of action for whistleblower retaliation
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • September 13 2011

The SEC recently adopted rules to support the whistleblower program, implemented under Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Act, that rewards individuals who voluntarily provide the agency with original information that leads to successful enforcement actions.


Blowing your own whistle: trumpeting your whistleblower policies in response to the SEC's new whistleblower program
  • Eversheds Sutherland (US) LLP
  • USA
  • July 28 2011

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has issued final rules (the “Rules”) implementing the whistleblower incentive program (the “Program”) pursuant to Section 922 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (“Dodd-Frank”), which added Section 21F to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”).


The SEC’s new whistleblower compensation rules
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2011

On May 25, 2011, by a vote of 3 to 2, the SEC approved its whistleblower compensation rules substantially as proposed.


SEC approves final rules for whistleblower program
  • Ballard Spahr LLP
  • USA
  • May 25 2011

By a 3-2 vote, the Securities and Exchange Commission today approved final rules that financially reward whistleblowers whose tips lead to successful SEC enforcement.


SEC proposes Dodd-Frank compensation committee and adviser independence rules
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • USA
  • April 15 2011

Recently, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) proposed rules to implement the provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (the “Dodd-Frank Act”) that will potentially affect the composition of compensation committees and the use of compensation advisers by companies listed on national securities exchanges, as well as the disclosure provided by companies regarding their use of compensation consultants.


SEC proposes listing standards for compensation committees
  • Holland & Knight LLP
  • USA
  • April 11 2011

On March 30, 2011, the SEC proposed rules to implement Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act ("Dodd-Frank").


SEC proposes listing standards for compensation committees
  • Stinson Leonard Street LLP
  • USA
  • March 31 2011

The SEC has proposed new rules to implement the provisions of Section 952 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010, which adds Section 10C to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, or the Exchange Act.