Daily Archives: November 13, 2020, 1:38 pm

SEC Awards Over $1.1 Million to Whistleblower for Independent Analysis

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award of over $1.1 million to a whistleblower whose independent analysis led the staff to look at new conduct during an ongoing investigation. The whistleblower’s information and exemplary assistance helped the agency bring an emergency action preventing further investor harm.  This whistleblower examined publicly available materials and conducted an analysis that revealed…

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Biden SEC Likely to Push More Climate, Diversity Disclosures

“Depending on who is the next chair, the shift might be either reversion to the mean or whiplash inducing,” said Urska Velikonja, a Georgetown University Law Center professor who studies the SEC. Potential contenders for the job include former SEC Commissioners Kara Stein and Robert Jackson, as well as Georgetown University Law Center Professor Chris Brummer, according to Bloomberg News.…

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