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July 25, 2012
Whistleblowers “Essential” to Protect Client Funds, Says Former SEC Chief
Trade Magazine
An investigation into alleged misappropriation of customer funds at US-based futures commission merchant Peregrine Financial Group (PFG) serves to highlight the need for stronger regulatory oversight and greater whistleblower protection, according to Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of the whistleblower representation practice at [prior firm]. “Regulators are only as good as the information they have...
In The News
July 20, 2012
Two Years After Dodd-Frank, Has Wall Street Changed?
U.S. News & World Report
“The financial services industry, its moral compass is broken,” says Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of [prior firm][‘s] whistleblower representation practice. “Until these organizations re-establish a culture of integrity and stewardship, investors are at great risk.”
In The News
July 12, 2012
Study Reinforces Warnings of Toxic Banking Culture
Risk.net
“It will take a significant commitment to change that, because it’s like an arms race – you can’t have only one company changing.”
In The News
July 12, 2012
How Effective Are The FSA/SFO And SEC At Handling Misconduct?
HedgeFund Insight
“In this era of corporate scandals, we must refocus our energies on corporate ethics and encourage individuals to report wrongdoing—internally or externally.”
In The News
July 11, 2012
CFA and Sacred Heart Take on Ethics Lapse on Wall Street
CTPost.com
“I’m afraid it’s going to take some time,” Thomas said, regarding a change in the ethical culture on Wall Street, even though he said his phone has been ringing off the hook from would-be whistleblowers.
In The News
July 11, 2012
One in Four Finance Professionals Would Do This to Get an Edge (Hint: It’s Not a Good Thing)
Forbes
The financial system isn’t exactly renowned for its sparkling ethical record, and a new study released by [Jordan Thomas][prior firm][‘s] yesterday certainly isn’t going to help the cause. The study surveyed 500 U.S. and U.K. fund managers, bankers, analysts and asset managers and found that nearly a quarter of respondents felt that “financial services professionals...
In The News
July 10, 2012
Survey of Senior Executives in Britain and U.S. Found 24 Percent Consider Unethical or Illegal Conduct Needed for Success in the Financial World
NY Daily News
“People tend to underreport misconduct,” he said. “So although it’s reasonable to assume the numbers may be higher, it’s all still deeply troubling.”
In The News
July 10, 2012
Bend the Rules to Succeed?
CNBC
In The News
July 10, 2012
Some Finance Pros Say Fraud Is Necessary For Success
Law360
“When misconduct is common and accepted by financial services professionals, the integrity of our entire financial system is at risk,” Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of [prior firm][‘s] whistleblower representation practice, said in a statement.
In The News
July 10, 2012
A QUARTER of Wall Street Execs See Wrongdoing as the Key to Success (and 16% Said They’d Commit Insider Trading if They Could Get Away With It)
Daily Mail Online
“When misconduct is common and accepted by financial services professionals, the integrity of our entire financial system is at risk,” Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of [prior firm][‘s] whistleblower representation practice, said in a statement.
In The News
July 10, 2012
Many On Wall Street Say Greed Isn’t Just Good — It’s Necessary
Los Angeles Times
“When misconduct is common and accepted by financial services professionals, the integrity of our entire financial system is at risk,” Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of [prior firm][‘s] whistleblower representation practice, said in a statement.
In The News
July 10, 2012
Quarter Of Wall Street Executives See Wrongdoing As Key To Success: Survey
Huffington Post Business
“When misconduct is common and accepted by financial services professionals, the integrity of our entire financial system is at risk,” Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of [prior firm][‘s] whistleblower representation practice, said in a statement.
In The News
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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...
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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