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January 13, 2012
Will Whistleblower Rules Help SEC Investigations?
Fox Business
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
January 12, 2012
To Blow the Whistle — or Not
Human Resource
If this trend continues, the number of whistleblower submissions is likely to exceed the number of cases that the Enforcement Division actively investigates, according to Thomas, who says he was surprised by the overall results of the survey. “At the SEC, I knew that there were no shortages of securities violations to investigate and prosecute,”...
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January 12, 2012
Will Whistleblower Rules Help SEC Investigations
Fox Business News
In The News
January 10, 2012
Study: Whistleblowers Want Anonymity, Monetary Rewards
Compliance Week
The survey suggests that many employees remain tight-lipped on misconduct, says Jordan Thomas, a partner and chair of [prior firm][‘s] whistleblower representation practice. “Many corporations should reconsider their policies and practices regarding communicating with those who reported misconducts to them. Failure to do so may lead to unnecessary whistleblower submissions to the SEC.”
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January 5, 2012
Survey Sees Less Misconduct But More Reporting And Retaliation
The Wall Street Journal
Whether the perceived retaliation is real, Thomas said, it creates a negative experience reporting misconduct internally, and that will drive other potential informants reporting securities violations to exercise their rights under the Dodd-Frank Act to report first to the Securities and Exchange Commission. “It’s situations like Olympus that lead employees to not have confidence in...
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2012 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
Reports & Surveys
2012 Report to the Nations on Occupational Fraud and Abuse
Reports & Surveys
December 18, 2011
Mary Schapiro: Massive Workload, Meager Budget
Investment News
“Many significant and necessary changes have been made in the enforcement division,” said Jordan Thomas, a partner at [prior firm] and a former assistant director of the SEC’s asset management unit. “Now it’s all about results. Nothing else is likely to satisfy Congress and the American public.”
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December 17, 2011
Majority of Americans Would Blow Whistle
The Vancouver Sun
The government expects the whistleblower office to have a significant effect on the cases brought in the future, Jordan Thomas said when he discussed the firm’s poll findings.
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December 14, 2011
Britons Third in SEC Whistleblower League Table
Professional Pensions
Thomas said: “In the coming years, the SEC will break all prior records for number of enforcement of actions and monetary sanctions, because insiders are finally breaking their silence and reporting a wide variety of significant securities violations to the SEC.”
In The News
December 14, 2011
Britons Rank Second in US Whistleblowing League
Investment Week
The Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program stemmed from “a series of scandals that were either undetected or unreported, from Enron until the legislation was passed, including the Madoff scandal,” said Jordan Thomas, chair of the whistleblower representation practice at [Jordan Thomas][prior firm]. “It is high level and well-placed individuals, who have furnished strong corroborating evidence, such as...
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December 13, 2011
Bosses Beware: 75% of Workers Say They’re Ready to Expose Law-Breaking Managers
Daily Mail Online
Jordan Thomas, partner and head of the whistleblower representation practice at [prior firm] said: “It is disheartening to see that wrongdoing in the workplace continues to be so widespread. However, the findings affirm the need for, and value of, the SEC’s Whistleblower Program.” ‘This program, in concert with other regulatory reforms, has the potential to...
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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...
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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...
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...
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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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