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SEC Awards $27 Million to Whistleblower

April 2020 was a busy month for the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower and its whistleblower award program. The headline award of the month was a $27 million award to a single whistleblower, which ranks among the larger awards given out by the SEC since the inception of its program. The award also helped the Read More

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SEC Issues Record-High Whistleblower Awards

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that it issued its largest whistleblower award ever, breaking the previous record of a $30 million award it handed out in 2014. The SEC split a $50 million pot between two whistleblowers, with one taking home more than $33 million. No further information was provided about Read More

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SEC Whistleblower Awards Total Reaches $158 Million

In late July, Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) officials announced there were two more cases in which the regulator handed out whistleblower awards, totaling $4.2 million for the two whistleblowers. The total of the whistleblower payments distributed through the program is now at $158 million. One of the awards was announced on July 27 and Read More

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