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U.S. whistleblower awarded US$2.5 million

Commission aims to clarify that in-house counsel can't collect a reward for reporting enforcement information in violation of law society rules

U.S. whistleblower awarded US$2.5 million

The regulator’s whistleblower program, which pays for information resulting in significant enforcement action, has awarded more than US$179 million to 50 whistleblowers thus far

U.S. whistleblower awarded US$2.5 million

The corporate insider, who tipped off U.S. securities regulators to the alleged fraud, is the second whistleblower the SEC has awarded this week

U.S. whistleblower awarded US$2.5 million

Tips, plus documents and testimony, led to the award

Amendments strengthen anti-retaliation protections

The ASIC calls on the financial industry to heed the results of new academic research into effective whistleblowing.

Employee reported “hard-to-detect” breaches of securities laws

The tipster informed the regulator of securities violations and helped the SEC in its subsequent investigation

A former manager must be reinstated and paid an award of US$5.4 million for being terminated after reporting suspected fraud at the U.S. bank

U.S. whistleblower awarded US$2.5 million

The regulator also plans to review derivatives markets, climate change disclosure, energy sector regulation and fintech in the next three years