There have been many developments in securities whistleblower rulings over the years, but none as compelling as Justice Ginsburg’s opinion in Digital Realty Trust, Inc., vs. Somers which held that an employee who merely reports potential securities law violations internally has not done enough to avail himself of the extensive Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation protections, including “the immediate access to federal court, a generous statute of limitations (at least six years), and the opportunity to recover double backpay.”
This is where law firms like ours can help. Our attorneys include former SEC attorneys and broker-dealer lawyers, who know their way around these rules and regulations. We help whistleblowers present their information to the SEC and guide them through the process, including presentations to the Commission, at no cost unless there is compensation to our client.
You may also be interested in:
- Undisclosed Paid Promotions Result in SEC Charges
- LAW REVIEW: Settling the Matter
- Cold Calling Rules
- For The Record
- UBS Pulls a Fast One on its Own Employees
- Another Whistleblower Award – $18 Million to Whistleblower
- New SEC Whistleblower Awards
- SEC Awards Over $2.5 Million to Joint Whistleblowers for Detailed Analysis That Led to Multiple Successful Actions
- SEC Adds Clarity, Efficiency and Transparency to Its Successful Whistleblower Award Program
- SEC Issues Two Whistleblower Awards for High-Quality Information Regarding Overseas Conduct
Mark J. Astarita, Esq. represents investors, financial professionals and firms in litigation, arbitration and regulatory matters across the country. He is a partner in the national securities law firm of Sallah Astarita & Cox, LLC and can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 212-509-6544.
Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and The Securities Law Blog .