Difference between revisions of "SEC Whistleblower Program"

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='''Employment Protections Available for SEC Whistleblowers'''=
='''Employment Protections Available for SEC Whistleblowers'''=
The [https://whistleblower-rewards-and-protections-wiki.zuckermanlaw.com/index.php/Whistleblower_Protection_Laws#Dodd-Frank_Act Dodd-Frank Act], which created the SEC Whistleblower Program, prohibits retaliation against whistleblowers for raising concerns about potential securities law violations. Remedies for a prevailing whistleblower include reinstatement, double back pay, litigation costs, expert witness fees, and attorneys’ fees.
The [https://whistleblower-rewards-and-protections-wiki.zuckermanlaw.com/index.php/Whistleblower_Protection_Laws#Dodd-Frank_Act '''Dodd-Frank Act'''], which created the SEC Whistleblower Program, prohibits retaliation against whistleblowers for raising concerns about potential securities law violations. Remedies for a prevailing whistleblower include reinstatement, double back pay, litigation costs, expert witness fees, and attorneys’ fees.


Retaliation for whistleblowing to the SEC is also proscribed by the whistleblower protection provision of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”). The remedies are similar to those under Dodd-Frank, but SOX also includes special damages, such as emotional distress, impairment of reputation, and other noneconomic harm resulting from retaliation. Click [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sec-whistleblower-retaliation-tools-to-combat-retaliation-and-protect-sec-whistleblowers/ here] for information about additional options to combat retaliation against SEC whistleblowers.
Retaliation for whistleblowing to the SEC is also proscribed by the whistleblower protection provision of the [https://whistleblower-rewards-and-protections-wiki.zuckermanlaw.com/index.php/Whistleblower_Protection_Laws '''Sarbanes-Oxley Act (“SOX”)''']. The remedies are similar to those under Dodd-Frank, but SOX also includes special damages, such as emotional distress, impairment of reputation, and other noneconomic harm resulting from retaliation. Click [https://www.zuckermanlaw.com/sec-whistleblower-retaliation-tools-to-combat-retaliation-and-protect-sec-whistleblowers/ here] for information about additional options to combat retaliation against SEC whistleblowers.


='''Largest SEC Whistleblower Awards'''=
='''Largest SEC Whistleblower Awards'''=