National Whistleblower Day

On June 18, the U.S. Department of Labor Administrative Review Board (ARB) ruled that an employee’s complaint about theoretical violations of the Dodd-Frank Act does not constitute protected activity under
Continue Reading Department of Labor Rules Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Protections Do Not Cover Complaints about Theoretical Violations

The most important and sweeping financial reform law since the Great Depression, the Dodd-Frank Act, marked its tenth anniversary on July 21.  The Act changed the rules and regulations governing
Continue Reading President Obama, Senator Warren, Others Commemorate 10th Anniversary of Dodd-Frank Act

On July 14, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it awarded a whistleblower $3.8 million.  According to the SEC, the whistleblower’s “information and assistance helped both the
Continue Reading Whistleblower Receives $3.8 Million SEC Whistleblower Award

On June 26, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of California announced multiple criminal charges against venture capitalist Michael Rothenberg.  Rothenberg, who was well known in the tech
Continue Reading Michael Rothenberg, Venture Capitalist Whose Fraud was Originally Exposed by an SEC Whistleblower, Now Facing Criminal Charges