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SEC Whistleblower Chief Reportedly Pleased With High-Quality Leads Received Since Beginning of Whistleblower Rewards Program

March 15th, 2012 · No Comments

TweetAccording to a report this week in the Financial Times, the chief of the Securities Exchange Commission’s new Whistleblower Office, Sean McKessey, stated that the SEC has “received notes, audio recordings of conversations and simple recollections” of securities fraud and other wrongdoing since a new whistleblower reward program promising rewards for whistleblowers began last year. […]

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Tags: Dodd-Frank Act · Foreign Corrupt Practices Act · SEC Whistleblower

Former Executive Alleges that GE Retaliated against Him for Objecting to Company’s Efforts to Influence Iraqi Officials

February 17th, 2012 · No Comments

TweetKhaled Asadi, a former General Electric executive based in Iraq, filed a lawsuit in federal court in Houston, Texas, against General Electric (GE) on February 3, 2012, alleging that the company retaliated against him after he raised concerns about potential internal corruption. Asadi states in his complaint, that he was coerced to step down from […]

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Tags: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act · SEC Whistleblower