By Christian R. Bartholomew and Sarah S. Nilson

Weil’s litigation partner Christian R. Bartholomew and associate Sarah S. Nilson give an overview of the SEC’s Whistleblower Program that came into effect as a result of the Dodd-Frank Reform Act, including details on what constitutes a whistleblower action, requirements for bounty, anti-retaliation provisions, the SEC’s enforcement powers and their possible implications, and strategic actions companies should take in response in a presentation made to the 30th Annual Federal Securities Institute in February.

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The Working Group will continue to monitor any developments and provide timely coverage at Weil’s Financial Regulatory Reform Center.  If you are interested in discussing this or other regulatory enforcement issues, please contact Working Group member Christian R. Bartholomew (202-682-7070 or

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