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  • SEC issues over $3 million in multiple whistleblower awards

    On April 23, the SEC announced whistleblower awards totaling more than $3 million in two separate enforcement actions. According to the first redacted order , the SEC awarded a whistleblower approximately $3.2 million for alerting enforcement staff to violations, identifying key issues for staff to...

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  • SEC awards $50 million to whistleblower

    On April 15, the SEC announced an award of more than $50 million to joint whistleblowers in connection with violations that involved highly complex transactions that would have been difficult to detect without their information. According to the redacted order , the joint whistleblowers “assistance...

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  • SEC awards approximately $2.5 million to whistleblower

    On April 9, the SEC announced an approximately $2.5 million whistleblower award in connection with a successful enforcement action. According to the redacted order , the whistleblower supplied information that led to charges related to a breach of fiduciary duties owed to investors, provided...

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  • SEC awards more than $500,000 to whistleblower under “safe harbor” provision

    On March 29, the SEC announced a more than $500,000 whistleblower award in connection with an enforcement action. According to the redacted order , the whistleblower raised concerns about alleged securities violations internally, which prompted an investigation by the company. The company then...

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  • SEC issues more than $6.5 million in whistleblower awards

    On March 9, the SEC announced an approximately $1.5 million whistleblower award in connection with a successful enforcement action. According to the redacted order , the whistleblower provided information that led to the opening of the investigation, and assisted enforcement staff by providing...

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  • SEC issues multiple whistleblower awards

    On March 1, the SEC announced a more than $500,000 whistleblower award in connection with a successful enforcement action. According to the redacted order , two whistleblowers provided timely tips that revealed an ongoing fraud and formed the basis for the SEC’s action, as well as a related action...

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  • SEC issues multiple whistleblower awards, including award based on DOJ agreement

    On February 23, the SEC announced a more than $9.2 million award to a whistleblower whose information and assistance led to successful related DOJ actions. This marks the first SEC whistleblower award based on a DOJ non-prosecution agreement or deferred prosecution agreement since amendments to the...

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  • SEC issues nearly $600,000 whistleblower award

    On January 14, the SEC announced a whistleblower award of nearly $600,000 in connection with a successful enforcement action. According to the redacted order , the whistleblower provided new, highly valuable information during the course of the investigation, as well as substantial assistance,...

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  • SEC issues whistleblower awards totaling over $1.1 million

    On January 7, the SEC announced whistleblower awards totaling over $1.1 million in separate enforcement actions. According to the first redacted order , the SEC awarded three whistleblowers nearly $500,000 for providing information in two related enforcement actions. Information voluntarily...

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  • SEC issues whistleblower awards totaling over $5.2 million

    On December 22, the SEC announced a more than $1.6 million award to a whistleblower whose critical information and assistance led to a successful SEC enforcement action. According to the redacted order , the whistleblower provided ongoing assistance to SEC staff as well as “original information...

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