Daily Archives: December 5, 2017, 12:56 pm

Former Company Insider Earns More Than $4.1 Million for Whistleblower Tip — SEC Press Release

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of more than $4.1 million to a former company insider who alerted the agency to a widespread, multi-year securities law violation and continued to provide important information and assistance throughout the SEC’s investigation.  The whistleblower is the third awarded by the SEC in the past week. via Former Company Insider Earns More…

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SEC Probes If Banks Helped Hedge Funds Inflate Returns – Bloomberg

Wall Street banks are known to fiercely compete for hedge-fund clients because of the lucrative trading profits they provide. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is now investigating whether some banks crossed the line to win business by offering hedge funds bogus price quotes on hard-to-value bonds, said two people familiar with the matter. The SEC’s concern: As a reward…

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