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New Whistleblower Awards

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced awards of nearly $6 million to two whistleblowers who provided information and assistance in separate enforcement proceedings. In the first order, the SEC awarded more than $3.5 million to a whistleblower who reported valuable new information that caused the SEC to expand an existing […]

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SEC Awards Approximately $3 Million to Two Whistleblowers

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced an aggregate award of approximately $3 million to two whistleblowers whose information and assistance led to a successful SEC enforcement action. The whistleblowers separately and independently provided SEC staff with valuable information and ongoing assistance, which included participating in multiple interviews with the staff […]

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SEC Awards $31 Million to Whistleblowers

The SEC has announced whistleblower awards to four individuals totaling more than $31 million.  In the first order, the SEC awarded almost $27 million to two claimants who provided SEC staff with new information and assistance during an existing investigation, including meeting with the staff in person on multiple days.  […]

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Three New Whistleblower awards for $1.1 Million

The SEC has announced awards totaling more than $1.1 million to five whistleblowers who provided high-quality information that led to successful enforcement actions. In the first order, the SEC awarded three whistleblowers almost $500,000 in connection with two related enforcement actions. The first whistleblower provided information that prompted the opening […]

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SEC Awards More Than $300,000 to Whistleblower with Audit Responsibilities

The SEC announced an award of more than $300,000 to a whistleblower whose high-quality information and continuing assistance significantly contributed to a successful enforcement action.  According to the press release, the whistleblower became aware of the potential securities law violations in connection with audit-related responsibilities. Although individuals with audit or […]