Oppenheimer PE Fund Whistleblower Sues For Retaliation

Law360, New York (February 13, 2014, 6:55 PM EST) -- An anonymous former Oppenheimer & Co. Inc. employee has sued the firm in New York federal court for allegedly firing him in retaliation after he blew the whistle on a scheme to inflate the value of a private equity fund.

The plaintiff, identified in the Feb. 6 complaint as John Doe, said he was terminated after internally reporting concerns about the valuation of Oppenheimer Global Resource Private Equity Fund I LP, or OGR. The plaintiff also filed a whistleblower complaint with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Doe v. Oppenheimer Asset Management, Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Valerie E. Caproni

Date Filed

February 5, 2014

Law Firms


Government Agencies

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.