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Entries in Whistleblower (198)

Monday
Jan232017

Three SEC whistleblowers split $7 million award

The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday awarded more than $7 million to three whistleblowers who helped the agency stop a fraudulent investment scheme.

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Friday
Jan202017

SEC: Seattle bank impeded whistleblowers during investigation

HomeStreet Inc. settled SEC allegations Thursday that it conducted improper hedge accounting and later took illegal steps to impede employees from talking to the SEC about it.

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Tuesday
Jan172017

SEC: BlackRock impeded whistleblower rights

New York-based asset manager BlackRock Inc. agreed Tuesday to pay a $340,000 penalty to settle SEC charges that it forced more than a thousand exiting employees to waive their ability to obtain whistleblower awards.

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Tuesday
Jan102017

SEC awards $5.5 million to whistleblower

The Securities and Exchange Commission Friday awarded more than $5.5 million to a whistleblower who provided critical information that helped uncover and stop an ongoing scheme.

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Tuesday
Dec272016

SandRidge Energy penalized $1.4 million for firing and impeding whistleblower

An Oklahoma-based oil-and-gas company that allegedly retaliated against an internal whistleblower and used illegal separation agreements agreed to pay the SEC a $1.4 million penalty.

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Tuesday
Dec202016

SEC says NeuStar tried to impede whistleblowing

The Securities and Exchange Commission fined a Virginia-based technology company $180,000 Monday for using severance agreements that impeded former employees from communicating information to the SEC.

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Monday
Dec122016

SEC awards whistleblower $900,000

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded more than $900,000 to a whistleblower Friday whose tip led to multiple SEC enforcement actions.

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Friday
Dec092016

Two doctors split $2.7 million whistleblower award in false claims settlement with Miami hospital

Two doctors who alleged in a lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act that another doctor at a Florida not-for-profit hospital was performing unnecessary cardiac procedures and studies were awarded $2.7 million Wednesday as part of a $12 million settlement.

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Tuesday
Dec062016

SEC awards $3.5 million to whistleblower, denies two other claims

The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday awarded a whistleblower about $3.5 million for original information that led to a successful enforcement action. Two other whistleblowers had their claims denied, and one of them appealed the decision.

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Monday
Nov212016

Xavier Oustalniol: First look at the whistleblower provisions in the new French anti-corruption law

After a lengthy legislative process between the National Assembly and the Senate, Sapin II, the French anti-corruption law focused on transparency and modernization of economic activity, was passed, in its final form, by the National Assembly on November 8, with a majority vote of 308 to 171.

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Friday
Nov182016

Jordan Thomas: The SEC received 4,200 whistleblower tips in FY2016, 238 about the FCPA

The SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower delivered its annual report to Congress Tuesday, detailing the historic success of the Whistleblower Program this fiscal year.

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Thursday
Nov102016

New French anti-corruption law allows DPAs

New anti-corruption legislation adopted Tuesday by France allows companies to enter into negotiated settlements with magistrates.

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