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Tag Archives: Dodd Frank Act

Compliance, Fraud, Deception and False Claims, Securities and Commodities

SEC’s Whistleblower Program Awards Over $3 million to Company Insider

On Friday, July 17, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced that it will award more than $3 million to a company insider who helped the SEC “crack a complex fraud.” The SEC’s whistleblower program was adopted under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. It rewards high-quality, original information that results in enforcement actions exceeding $1… Continue Reading
Financial Institution Regulation

With Rule-Making Expected, CFPB’s March 2015 Arbitration Study Continues to Draw Attention

In a recent letter, 58 members of Congress asked the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to exercise its rule-making authority and ban mandatory arbitration provisions in consumer financial agreements. In support of their request, the authors cite the CFPB’s March 2015 internal study on arbitration, which the CFPB conducted pursuant to Section 1028 of the… Continue Reading
Anti-Bribery and Corruption

EU takes first step towards a European version of the FCPA

The EU has in a series of votes agreed a draft anti-corruption law to make it illegal for oil, gas and mining companies to give illicit payments to officials in resource-rich nations that lack strong governance...One of the objectives is to help foreign nationals track more easily what happens to monies paid to their own foreign governments, so that they can hold the government ministers accountable for these monies… Continue Reading

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