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    SEC: BlackRock removed whistleblower incentives


    Without admitting or denying the findings, asset management BlackRock agreed to pay a $340,000 penalty to settle charges that it improperly used separation agreements in which exiting employees were forced to waive their ability to obtain whistleblower awards. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.

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    SEC charges two companies in whistleblower cases


    For the first time ever, the SEC yesterday charged a company for retaliating against an internal whistleblower. It also marks the second enforcement action this week against a company that impeded an employee from communicating with the SEC. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.