All whisteblower program articles
The SEC has taken great pains to encourage, reward, and protect whistleblowers. Have they done so to the detriment of public companies?
In a speech this week, SEC Enforcement Director Andrew Ceresney addressed the role that the attorneys representing informants can play in the process, including managing expectations, producing corroborating materials, and helping to ensure post-enforcement confidentiality. Joe Mont has more.
Following the Securities and Exchange Commission’s lead, Canadian securities regulators have launched two very different whistleblower programs—one provides a bounty, the other does not—which creates new legal risks for companies. Jaclyn Jaeger reports.