Daily Archives: September 7, 2018, 9:55 am

SEC Awards More Than $54 Million to Two Whistleblowers

The Securities and Exchange Commission is awarding $39 million to one whistleblower and $15 million to another whose critical information and continued assistance helped the agency bring an important enforcement action.  The $39 million award is the second-largest award in the history of the SEC’s whistleblower program. via SEC.gov | SEC Awards More Than $54 Million to Two Whistleblowers.

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SEC Names Anita Bandy and Carolyn Welshhans as Associate Directors in Enforcement Division

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Anita B. Bandy and Carolyn M. Welshhans have been named Associate Directors in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement.  In their new roles, Ms. Bandy and Ms. Welshhans will each supervise approximately 40 attorneys, paralegals, and staff responsible for investigating a wide variety of securities law violations. via SEC.gov | SEC Names Anita…

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Guest Post: Cryptocurrencies – To Insure or Not to insure? | The D&O Diary

As with any new exposures, cryptocurrencies bring with them new insurance needs.  Whilst the premium earned from cryptocurrency businesses is modest, to date, insurers are beginning to accept this as an area of possible organic growth and they are seriously considering the risks versus rewards of underwriting crypto-related businesses. via Guest Post: Cryptocurrencies – To Insure or Not to insure?…

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