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How to Read A Mutual Fund Shareholder Report
“Mutual funds that are registered with the SEC must send reports to their shareholders on a semiannual basis. the semiannual report covers the first six months of the fund’s fiscal year, while the annual report covers the fund’s entire fiscal year. Mutual funds that are registered with the seC prepare their own shareholder reports and...
Rules & Regs
Insider Transactions and Forms 3, 4 and 5.
“The SEC’s Office of Investor Education and Advocacy is issuing this Investor Bulletin to help educate investors about SEC Forms 3, 4, and 5. The federal securities laws require certain individuals (such as officers, directors, and those that hold more than 10% of any class of a company’s securities, together we’ll call, “insiders”) to report...
Rules & Regs
2013 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
Reports & Surveys
January 1, 2013
Enhanced Protections for Whistleblowers Under the Dodd-Frank Act
CPA Journal
The Responsibilities, Rights, and Risks of Reporting Fraud CPAs play an important role in protecting investors, and their primary duty is to serve the public-that is, all “who rely on the objectivity and integrity of certified public accountants to maintain the orderly functioning of commerce,” according to the AICPA Code of Professional Conduct (ET section...
Articles & Perspectives
December 22, 2012
Would You Blow the Whistle? Many Say Yes, but Perils Abound
Truthout
Jordan Thomas, the lead attorney for Whistleblower Representation at [prior firm], used to be the assistant director in the SEC’s Division of Enforcement and worked to get the new SEC Whistleblower Program passed as part of the Dodd-Frank financial reforms.
In The News
December 7, 2012
SEC Whistleblower Goes Public with Deutsche Bank Allegations
Corporate Counsel
“When Ben-Artzi first consulted with me, I was shocked by the size and scope of the alleged misconduct,” said Thomas, a former SEC assistant director and chair of the firm’s whistleblower representation practice “This is exactly the type of significant and unreported securities violations that the SEC Whistleblower Program was intended to address. It is...
In The News
December 6, 2012
Multi-billion Dollar Violations Uncovered at Deutsche Bank
Advisor.ca
Troubled by the bank’s unwillingness to acknowledge and appropriately address this significant valuation problem, Ben-Artzi sought legal representation from [Jordan Thomas][prior firm][‘s] and reported the possible securities violations to the SEC’s Whistleblower Program. “When Ben-Artzi first consulted with me, I was shocked by the size and scope of the alleged misconduct” says Jordan Thomas, a...
In The News
December 5, 2012
Deutsche Bank Whistleblower Goes to the SEC
Corporate Crime Reporter
Troubled by the bank’s unwillingness to acknowledge and appropriately address this significant valuation problem, Ben-Artzi sought legal representation from [Jordan Thomas][prior firm][‘s] and reported the possible securities violations to the SEC’s Whistleblower Program. “When Dr. Ben-Artzi first consulted with me, I was shocked by the size and scope of the alleged misconduct,” said Jordan Thomas,...
In The News
December 5, 2012
Deutsche Hid Up to $12bn Losses, Say Staff
Financial Times
The complainants allege that the bank misvalued the positions by failing to account for losses it faced when the market worsened. Had the proper valuations been made on the positions during the tumultuous period, they allege, the losses for the whole portfolio would have exceeded $4bn and could have risen to as much as $12bn....
In The News
December 4, 2012
Mapping Misconduct: Looking Back, Looking Ahead – First-of-its-Kind Database Offers Insights into SEC Enforcement
Labaton Sucharow
As an SEC Whistleblower Advocate, I have discovered that even the most sophisticated individuals often have questions regarding what constitutes a securities violation and how similar violations have been handled by the SEC in the past. To help our clients to make informed reporting decisions, we have conducted a detailed analysis of SEC enforcement actions...
Articles & Perspectives
November 30, 2012
Ethisphere Institute 2012 Attorneys Who Matter “Rising Star”
Jordan A. Thomas was recently named a “Rising Star” in the esteemed ranking, 2012 Attorneys Who Matter, by the Ethisphere Institute, a leading international think tank focused on business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption and sustainability. In its ranking, Ethisphere recognizes leading practitioners in a wide range of legal disciplines within government, private law practice...
Articles & Perspectives
November 26, 2012
Whistleblowing in the Corporate World Series: Rights & Responsibilities of the Corporate Insider
Labaton Sucharow
Despite increasing efforts to establish ethical practices in the workplace, too often misconduct goes undetected and unreported to business leaders or law enforcement. Corporate leaders are on notice; as risk rises to the top, so too does responsibility. This webinar, the final presentation in our six-part series presented with Thomson Reuters, examines the rights and...
Articles & Perspectives
Featured
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...
In The News
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...
In The News
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...
In The News
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...
In The News
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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