SEC Enforcement Activity Demonstrates Agency’s Effort to Protect Whistleblowers

    View Author August 2016

    A spate of recently settled enforcement actions by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) serves as a reminder to companies of the SEC’s focus on whether their agreements with employees improperly undermine the SEC’s whistleblower program in ways that violate its Dodd-Frank whistleblower rules. These actions warrant careful consideration and may warrant amendments to company policies and employment documents. This alert provides important detail on these new actions and what they could mean for your business.