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Top 10 Whistleblowing And Retaliation Events Of 2017

Law360, New York (December 4, 2017, 3:51 PM EST) -- 2017 saw an aggressive approach to whistleblowing and retaliation actions by the plaintiffs bar and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission alike. Here are the 10 most impactful events of this year.

10. SEC Issues Four Huge Bounty Awards, and Higher Awards Appear to be On the Horizon

Some whistleblowers who brought tips to the SEC reaped eye-popping bounty awards: On Jan. 6, 2017, the SEC announced an award of more than $5.5 million to a company insider who provided information that led to a successful enforcement action;...
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