Cross-Border Implications Of The SEC Whistleblower Report

Law360, New York (November 30, 2012, 2:29 PM EST) -- On Nov. 15, 2012, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released its second Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program. Mandated by Section 924 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the report outlines SEC activity as to whistleblower tips, tip processing and whistleblower incentive awards made during the 2012 fiscal year. The 2012 report is particularly important since it comprises the SEC's first ever year-long examination of the relatively new program, compared to the 2011 report, which included only seven weeks of...
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