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Contact UsFor an in-depth explanation of the nuts and bolts of the SEC Whistleblower Program, from preparing a winning “tip” to cooperating in an SEC investigation to claiming a whistleblower award, read KMB's SEC Whistleblower Practice Guide.
SEC Whistleblower Program Explained Reporting securities violations performs an important service for shareholders and investors. It might also earn you a significant monetary award. View the video below to see a brief explanation of how the SEC whistleblower program works by Katz, Marshall & Banks partner David J....
Cybersecurity Whistleblower Protections Explained Cybersecurity professionals play a crucial role in protecting our national security and personal information from theft and misuse.  Unfortunately, they can face retaliation when delivering unwelcome news to their companies or agencies.  View the video below, featuring Katz,...
Millions of individuals and businesses are affected by cybercrime each year, and the number of incidents is on the rise. For companies and government agencies to effectively protect the confidential personal and business information they possess, their employees must alert them to lax cybersecurity standards and cyber...
Employment laws can seem confusing. For those who might have an employment claim but aren’t sure where to start, we’ve compiled this list of resources to help you better understand the process as well as the rights and protections granted to you as an employee. If you’d like further information, please contact us. Additional...
For an in-depth explanation of the nuts and bolts of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Whistleblower Program, from preparing a winning “tip” to cooperating in a CFTC investigation to claiming a whistleblower award, read KMB's CFTC Whistleblower Practice Guide.
What Is The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act? In addition to rewarding whistleblowers who report securities violations within the United States, the Dodd-Frank Act also requires the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to reward whistleblowers who voluntarily provide original information regarding bribes paid to foreign...
Who Qualifies For SEC Whistleblower Rewards? In order to qualify for an SEC whistleblower award, you must voluntarily provide the SEC with original information that assists the SEC in bringing an enforcement action that results in sanctions of more than $1 million. Here are some of the more important requirements contained in...
Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in federally funded education programs and activities. Title IX protections extend to both students and employees, and include protections against discrimination, sexual harassment, and assault. If you feel that you are being discriminated...
If you have knowledge of violations of securities laws or of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, you might qualify for a reward under the SEC Whistleblower Program. In July 2010, Congress passed the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act—popularly known as the Dodd-Frank Act — as part of a massive overhaul of the nation’...

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