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October 21, 2013 SEC Fraud

Understanding Whistleblower Lawsuits Under Current Commodities Trading Laws

The Dodd-Frank Act, enacted in 2010, is dedicated to avoiding the financial misconduct which gave rise to America’s financial crisis of 2008. Under this Act, there is a provision focused on whistleblowers with original knowledge of fraud in the commodities trading industry. What is commodities trading? Commodities trading is better […]
October 15, 2013 SEC Fraud

Are Contractors and Sub-Contractors Protected From Retaliation Under Sarbanes-Oxley?

The Sarbanes-Oxley Act is a federal statute enacted in 2002 in order to promote accountability for public companies. The statute contains a whistleblower protection clause stating that no officer, employee, contractor, sub-contractor or agent may be fired or otherwise face retaliation for reporting unlawful conduct. The legislative intent of the […]
October 7, 2013 SEC Fraud

Anonymous Whistleblower Takes Record Qui Tam Award

Under the False Claims Act (FCA) and various other federal and state anti-fraud statutes, whistleblowers may recover a certain percentage of any money recovered by the government as a result of the relator’s willingness to come forward. In many cases, whistleblowers choose to remain anonymous for fear of retaliation or […]
July 3, 2013 SEC Fraud

The Dodd-Frank Act and FCPA Whistleblowers

The federal government uses the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) as a means to prosecute and punish those individuals who violate securities laws or bribe foreign officials. For instance, when someone bribes a foreign government to expand business abroad, falsifies financial records or disregards internal control guidelines under securities laws, […]
June 27, 2013 SEC Fraud

Investment Advisors Charged in Securities Fraud Scheme

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced charges were being filed against one investment adviser and settled with another for both their roles in a scheme to misappropriate funds. Jorge Gomez, who formerly operated in Dallas and Mexico, is now facing charges for allegedly funneling millions of dollars from […]
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