Lessons From The 2013 SEC Whistleblower Report

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 10:36 AM EST) -- On Nov. 15, 2013, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released its annual report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program. The report — which was prepared by the Commission’s Office of the Whistleblower to satisfy its annual reporting obligations under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”)[1] — summarizes the Office of the Whistleblower’s activities during fiscal year 2013 and demonstrates a sustained level of increased enforcement activity.

The SEC’s Office of the...
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