Study Finds SEC Whistleblower Help Leads To Significantly Larger Financial Penalties

The Social Science Research Network (SSRN) has posted a report studying the effects that DOJ and SEC whistleblowers have had on financial misrepresentation actions.*  (The “Study”.)  The Study finds a connection between whistleblower assistance and “larger monetary penalties for the targeted firms”.  It also finds that SEC whistleblower help increases the likelihood of the SEC [...]