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Attorney applauds whistleblower reward in financial oversight bill

Posted in Legislation
Attorney Dan Hurson used to work for the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This week he cheered for the whistleblower provision in President Obama’s proposal to overhaul our regulations of financial markets.  "This may be the beginning of the golden age of whistleblowing," he writes. "The potential for such a statute, covering all of the growing jurisdiction of the SEC, … Continue Reading

Bill seeks to create SEC whistleblower reward

Posted in Legislation
  Several news sources have reported on a proposal by the Obama Administration to create a monetary reward for whistleblowers who help the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The Money Times reports that under current law, the SEC has the authority to reward individuals who provide tip-offs on insider-trading violations. However, this new bill will allow the SEC to set … Continue Reading