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Monthly Archives: December 2016

Co. Fined $1.4MM for Retaliating Against Internal Whistleblower

In my post last week, I mentioned that as an SEC whistleblower lawyer, prospective clients often ask me whether terms in their companies’ separation or confidentiality agreements preclude them from blowing the whistle to the SEC. After my last article was posted, later that afternoon the SEC came out with another case against a company [...]

December 27th, 2016|Uncategorized|

4th Company in 5 Months Punished for Chilling Whistleblowers

As an SEC whistleblower lawyer, prospective clients often ask me whether terms in their companies’ severance agreements or confidentiality agreements prevent them from reporting frauds to the Securities and Exchange Commission.  According to the SEC, the answer is “no”. The SEC has been vigorously pursuing companies that put clauses in agreements designed to chill employees [...]

December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

SEC Annual Report: A Valuable Resource for the Potential SEC Whistleblower, SEC Whistleblower Lawyer, and SEC Whistleblower Law Firm

Questions Clients Often Ask An SEC Whistleblower Law Firm As an SEC whistleblower lawyer, I often hear questions like “How many whistleblower tips does the SEC get each year?” “How many tips get through to the investigation stage?” and other similar questions.  It is not uncommon for a client to ask one or more of [...]

December 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|