Author: Mark Astarita

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SEC Awards Approximately $18 Million to Three Whistleblowers

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced three awards totaling approximately $18 million to three whistleblowers whose information and assistance led to a successful enforcement action. The first whistleblower provided the SEC with… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call New York Securities Lawyers at 212-509-6544.

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SEC Awards More Than $5 Million to Whistleblower

Jan. 13, 2023 —The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $5 million to a whistleblower whose information led to a successful SEC enforcement action.  The whistleblower provided a tip and additional information that helped SEC staff shape its investigative strategy, identify witnesses, and draft document […]

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Paul Munter Named Chief Accountant

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Paul Munter has been appointed Chief Accountant. He has served as Acting Chief Accountant since January 2021.  As Chief Accountant, Mr. Munter will continue to lead the Office of the Chief… Read the Full Press Release Have a securities law question? Call […]

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Non-Compete Agreements Going Away?

Over the years the courts have been limiting, if not outright striking, non-compete agreements which prohibit employees from working in their chosen profession for a period of time or in a geographic area. Those agreements can be extremely harmful to the employee, and limit competition in the markets. The reality […]