SEC Brings 1st-Ever Whistleblower Retaliation Case

By Ed Beeson (June 16, 2014, 1:43 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday sent its most direct warning yet about retaliating against whistleblowers when, in a first-of-its-kind enforcement action, it accused a hedge fund adviser of squashing a top trader after learning he tipped off the agency about alleged trade violations at the firm....

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