Today in 2010: Dodd-Frank is signed into law

Jul 21, 2016 By: Jeremy Byellin

The Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act – more commonly referred to as the Dodd-Frank Act – was signed into law by President Barack Obama on July 21, 2010.

Whistleblower award to former company officer underscores importance of diligence

Mar 31, 2015 By: Jeremy Byellin

The recent award of a whistleblower bounty to a former company officer who didn’t originally report the alleged violation demonstrates that anyone within an organization can report securities violations.

Today in 1912: The Lloyd-La Follette Act was enacted

Aug 24, 2012 By: Jeremy Byellin

On August 24, 1912, the Lloyd-La Follette Act, the first federal whistleblower statute, was enacted to allow federal employees to speak to Congress about their respective agencies.

Today in 1998: U.S. Justice Department files antitrust suit against Visa, MasterCard

Oct 7, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

On October 7, 1998, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a complaint against Visa and MasterCard alleging antitrust violations under the Sherman Act.

Whistleblower Incentives and Protections Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act

Aug 22, 2011 By: Victoria Daudelin

By H. Lowell Brown, a former Assistant U.S. Attorney currently practicing in corporate compliance, internal investigations, and white-collar criminal defense. Mr. Brown

Free White Papers for Corporate Professionals

Aug 18, 2011 By: Victoria Daudelin

At no charge, receive your choice of white papers that analyze the issues important to corporate counsel. These white papers have been

Trading firm sued by government regulators over oil price manipulation

May 27, 2011 By: Jeremy Byellin

The CFTC is suing a major trading house over allegations that it manipulated oil prices in 2008 and profited $35 million therefrom.