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November 16, 2016
A post-Trump SEC could shake up current policy
Malaymail Online
Regardless of the Trump administration’s desire to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Whistleblower Program is likely to continue its track record of success. Partner Jordan A. Thomas recently spoke to Law360 to discuss the future of the program and dissect what changes might be implemented due to the recent election...
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November 16, 2016
Office of the Whistleblower Annual Report: Remarkable Success in Principles & Practices
The SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower delivered its annual report to Congress, detailing the historic success of the Whistleblower Program this fiscal year. Highlights of the program’s achievements include: In fiscal 2016, the SEC issued awards totaling over $57 million, more than all other awards issued in the program’s previous years combined. Since the program...
Articles & Perspectives
November 14, 2016
Big SEC Whistleblower Bounties Won’t Change With Trump
Law360
Jordan A. Thomas addresses what a Trump administration may mean for the SEC Whistleblower Program Regardless of the Trump administration’s desire to dismantle the Dodd-Frank Act, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s Whistleblower Program is likely to continue its track record of success. Partner Jordan A. Thomas recently spoke to Law360 to discuss the future...
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November 9, 2016
Time for laws to protect whistleblowers in Australia: Former Securities Exchange Commission lawyer says
The Sydney Morning Herald
Jordan A. Thomas describes the provisions required to protect whistleblowers in Australia The Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Jordan A. Thomas, the Chair of the Firm’s Whistleblower Protection practice, to get his thoughts on the lack of whistleblower protection provisions in Australia. A component from the U.S. SEC Whistleblower Program that Australia should consider is granting...
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November 2, 2016
How the Workplace Fears and Fails the Whistleblower
Law360
We dissect why companies must encourage and reward employees who raise concerns, not punish them. In recent months, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s whistleblower program has garnered numerous headlines touting landmark awards granted to whistleblowers. These awards reveal the prevalence of misconduct and the power of insiders to uncover it, and that’s good for...
Articles & Perspectives
October 26, 2016
U.S. SEC Warns Firms on “Whistleblower” Compliance Failures; Confidentiality Contracts in Focus
Chicago Tribune
Jordan A. Thomas weighs in on cracking down CEOs at large Wall Street firms and discusses the SEC’s concerns on whistleblower agreement failures Recently, the federal agency has been successful in sending bankers committing fraud and other prohibited arrangements to prison. While the number of bankers charged has increased significantly, the Office of the Special...
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October 26, 2016
This Obscure Government Agency has a Plan to Put Wall Street CEOs in Prison
The Washington Post
Jordan A. Thomas weighs in on cracking down CEOs at large Wall Street firms and discusses the SEC’s concerns on whistleblower agreement failures Recently, the federal agency has been successful in sending bankers committing fraud and other prohibited arrangements to prison. While the number of bankers charged has increased significantly, the Office of the Special...
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October 15, 2016
Warren wants SEC chief sacked
Boston Herald
Jordan A. Thomas weighs in on Warren calling for Obama to dismiss SEC Chair U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren has revealed her displeasure with Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White, demanding for President Obama to demote White due to her lack of support of crafting a rule which requires public companies to disclose...
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October 9, 2016
Whistleblower law reform needed in Australia: Christmas Island class action lawyer says
The Sydney Morning Herald
Jordan A. Thomas describes the provisions required to protect whistleblowers in Australia The Sydney Morning Herald interviewed Jordan A. Thomas, the Chair of the Firm’s Whistleblower Protection practice, to get his thoughts on the lack of whistleblower protection provisions in Australia. A component from the U.S. SEC Whistleblower Program that Australia should consider is granting...
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October 6, 2016
Wells Fargo Woes Ignite Call to Beef Up Whistleblower Protections
Morning Consult
Jordan A. Thomas published op-ed in The New York Times and quoted in The Washington Post, Compliance Week, Morning Consult, and Law360  for recent Wells Fargo investigation involving dishonest sales practices The Justice Department is investigating Wells Fargo’s improper sales tactics. Federal prosecutors are in the early stages of an investigation after it has been...
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October 3, 2016
Will Wells Fargo lead to more whistleblowing?
Compliance Week
Jordan A. Thomas published op-ed in The New York Times and quoted in The Washington Post, Compliance Week, Morning Consult, and Law360  for recent Wells Fargo investigation involving dishonest sales practices The Justice Department is investigating Wells Fargo’s improper sales tactics. Federal prosecutors are in the early stages of an investigation after it has been...
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September 30, 2016
Gaming Concern That Fired Whistle-Blower to Pay $500K
Bloomberg BNA
Jordan A. Thomas weighs in on the increase of retaliation cases in the coming years International Game Technology, a manufacturing company that distributes slot machines, will pay half a million dollars for allegedly firing a highly regarded employee because he informed senior management and the SEC about potential wrongdoings in the gaming concern’s financial statements....
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March 19, 2018
Whistleblowers Represented by Jordan Thomas Earn Largest SEC Whistleblower Awards in History
New York, NY (March 19, 2018) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that it will award a group of whistleblowers more than $83 million, the largest awards announced since the SEC Whistleblower Program was established seven years ago. Represented by Jordan Thomas, the whistleblowers’ tips led to a landmark enforcement action that resulted in Merrill...
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March 20, 2018
Once an SEC Regulator, Now Thriving as a Lawyer for Whistleblowers
The New York Times
In a profile piece published in The New York Times, Whistleblower Practice Chair Jordan A. Thomas talks about his decision to travel “the road not taken,” and how it has benefited those in difficult professional positions. After dealing with a traumatic upbringing and seeking emancipation from his parents at the age of 15, Thomas went...
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July 29, 2019
2019 Half-Time Report
The SEC Whistleblower Program: Where Wall Street Answers to Main Street
We are pleased to bring our clients and friends a midyear report to highlight key awards, trends and issues of import in the SEC whistleblower arena. It’s an exciting time for whistleblowers, and, by extension, investors at large. Since the program’s roll-out, the Commission has received nearly 30,000 tips from 119 countries. Most remarkable, as...
Articles & Perspectives
May 30, 2019
NPR Features Jordan Thomas on Planet Money Podcast, “The Whistleblower Whisperer”
NPR Planet Money
Leading SEC whistleblower attorney Jordan Thomas was featured on NPR’s Planet Money podcast.  In the episode “The Whistleblower Whisperer,” Jordan tells Planet Money co-host Jacob Goldstein about his work representing whistleblowers who provided evidence to the SEC that led to landmark enforcement actions against Wall Street’s biggest banks, including Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan.  Jordan also...
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October 5, 2018
Jordan A. Thomas Named Whistleblower “Lawyer of the Year”
Press Release
New York, NY – October 5, 2018 – [Jordan Thomas][prior firm][‘s] is pleased to announce that its leading SEC whistleblower attorney Jordan A. Thomas, a principal architect of the SEC Whistleblower Program who established the nation’s first law practice exclusively focused on SEC whistleblowers, has been named a 2018 “Lawyer of the Year” by the Taxpayers...
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Named one of the top whistleblower practices/attorneys in the country by The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, NPR and The New Yorker
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