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SEC Issues $4 Million Whistleblower Award

SEC Issues $4 Million Whistleblower Award
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $4 million to a whistleblower whose original information alerted the agency to a fraud.The SEC’s whistleblower program has awarded more than $111 million to 34 whistleblowers since ...

Tax Whistleblowers Are Entitled to Award When There Are Civil Forfeitures and Criminal ...

Tax Whistleblowers Are Entitled to Award When There Are Civil Forfeitures and Criminal Fines, Rules Court
By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas LTD LLP The U.S. Tax Court has ruled that tax whistleblowers are entitled to a reward when criminal fines and penalties are collected. The ruling in this particular case found that two whistleblowers had a right to receive ...

Tax Whistleblowers Are Entitled to Award When There Are Civil Forfeitures and Criminal ...

Tax Whistleblowers Are Entitled to Award When There Are Civil Forfeitures and Criminal Fines, Rules Court
Posted by Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas LTD LLP  Posted In: Whistleblowers The U.S. Tax Court has ruled that tax whistleblowers are entitled to a reward when criminal fines and penalties are collected. The ruling in this particular case ...

More than $600K Whistleblower Award to Be Issued in SEC’s First Retalitation Case

More than $600K Whistleblower Award to Be Issued in SEC’s First Retalitation Case
By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas LTD LLP The Securities and Exchange Commission will award a whistleblower more than $600,000 for providing original information that resulted in a successful enforcement action. That’s 30% of the total monies collected ...

SEC Files First Enforcement Action Protecting Whistleblower Confidentiality Agreements

SEC Files First Enforcement Action Protecting Whistleblower Confidentiality Agreements
By Shepherd Smith Edwards & Kantas LTD LLP The SEC has brought its first case for whistleblower protection violations involving Rule 21F-17. The Commission claims that KBR Inc. used language in confidentiality agreements that were improperly restrictive ...

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