Navigating the Minefield of Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Provisions (2022 Update)

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F. Joseph Warin, John W.F. Chesley, Molly Senger, Nicole Lee, Sean X. McKessy, Jim Barratt

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SEC’s Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program continued to break records in FY 2022. The Office of the Whistleblower (“OWB”) received over 12,300 whistleblower tips, the highest in any year since the SEC established the whistleblower program in 2011, from all over the world and the United States. The SEC issued awards totaling over $229 million to over 100 whistleblowers in FY 2022, closely following the prior year’s record-high numbers. FY 2022 also saw over 760 enforcement actions brought by the SEC, through which the SEC sought the highest amount of monetary penalties in several years. Together with uncertainties in the markets and complex regulatory environments, these trends create the perfect storm for keeping in-house counsel and compliance professionals up at night. Securities Docket is pleased to present its eleventh annual webcast on Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower provisions. This year’s panelists once again include leading practitioners in all aspects of Dodd-Frank whistleblower litigation and investigations, including F. Joseph Warin, John W.F. Chesley, Molly Senger, and Nicole Lee of Gibson Dunn, former SEC Office of the Whistleblower Chief Sean X. McKessy of Phillips & Cohen, and Jim Barratt of AlixPartners. This free, 90-minute webcast will include a dynamic and participatory discussion on the statutory and regulatory framework of Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower provisions, their interpretation by the SEC Office of the Whistleblower and federal courts, and provide participants with practical tips for navigating the minefield of whistleblower complaints.
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