SEC Whistleblower Program Is Business As Usual, Chief Says

By Carmen Germaine (June 28, 2017, 9:39 PM EDT) -- The head of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's Whistleblower Office said Wednesday that her program is proceeding full steam ahead after the change in administration, while admonishing companies to ensure they don't retaliate against or impede employees who raise the alarm about possible securities violations.

Jane Norberg, chief of the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower, appeared Wednesday as a panelist at the Practising Law Institute's Corporate Whistleblowing in 2017 seminar, telling attendees to expect the same level of activity from her office under SEC Chair Jay Clayton as previous Chair Mary Jo White.

"From my point of view, the SEC's...

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