Daily Archives: May 19, 2021, 12:58 pm

SEC Awards More Than $28 Million to Whistleblower Who Aided SEC and Other Agency Actions

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced an award to a whistleblower totaling more than $28 million in connection with an SEC enforcement action and a related action by another federal agency. The whistleblower’s information caused both the SEC and the other agency to open investigations that resulted in significant enforcement actions.  Under the SEC’s whistleblower program, individuals who provide…

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Progressives tell SEC chair to fire Trump-era audit board – POLITICO

Progressive groups and consumer advocates called on SEC Chair Gary Gensler to fire members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, the nation’s accounting auditor, saying the board has “collapsed into a pattern of non-enforcement and retaliation against whistleblowers“ and had lost important staff members under former President Donald Trump. Source: Progressives tell SEC chair to fire Trump-era audit board…

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