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December 13, 2011
34% of Employees Have Express Knowledge of Workplace Misconduct
InsideCounsel
“It is disheartening to see that wrongdoing in the workplace continues to be so widespread,” said Jordan Thomas, partner and head of the whistleblower representation practice at [prior firm]. “However, the findings affirm the need for, and value of, the SEC’s Whistleblower Program.” “Accordingly, now, more corporations will establish a culture of integrity in their...
In The News
December 13, 2011
Would You Rat Out Your Boss? Majority of Americans Say Yes — For a Price
Time Moneyland
“It is disheartening to see that wrongdoing in the workplace continues to be so widespread,” Jordan Thomas, head of [prior firm][‘s] whistleblower practice, said in a statement accompanying the survey results. “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...
In The News
December 12, 2011
Corporate Governance – What Do Shareholders Really Value?
UCLA Law Professor Lynn Stout
Can corporations’ relentless focus on maximising shareholder wealth actually harm investors? UNSW’s Centre for Law, Markets and Regulation presents Prof Lynn Stout, the Paul Hastings Distinguished Professor of Corporate and Securities Law at UCLA, in the second seminar of the series “In Who or What Do We Trust?”
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
December 7, 2011
The SEC Whistleblower Program’s Encouraging Beginning
Labaton Sucharow
I was recently interviewed on Bloomberg TV to discuss the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) new program, enacted under Dodd-Frank, and the recently released Annual Report on the Whistleblower Program. The full interview can be seen here. As I discuss in the interview, in the seven weeks since the program went live to the end...
Articles & Perspectives
December 6, 2011
No Fear: A Whistleblower’s Triumph
C-SPAN
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
December 4, 2011
UCLA Law Professor Lynn Stout Discusses the Harmful Impact Of the Corporation on Modern Economic Finance
UCLA Law Professor Lynn Stout interview with UNSW.
Lynn discusses the harmful impact of the Corporation on modern economic finance.
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
December 4, 2011
Enforcement Wave Heading for Advisers: Ex-SEC Official
Investment News
“An enforcement wave is coming,” said Jordan Thomas, a partner at [Jordan Thomas][prior firm] and former assistant director at the Securities and Exchange Commission’s asset management unit. “The world is about to change for investment advisers.” “The full impact of the asset management unit hasn’t been felt yet,” he said. “If you don’t [self-]report, there...
In The News
December 2, 2011
New Weapon in Combating FCPA Violations
Labaton Sucharow
Over at Tom Fox’s FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog, I recently authored a guest post examining the new – and revolutionary – Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) Whistleblower Program, enacted under Dodd-Frank, and its impact on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement. As I point out in that piece, a qualified whistleblower can receive a...
Articles & Perspectives
December 1, 2011
The New World for Ethical Organizations
NSCP Currents
Just as compliance professionals acted as a force for reform following the enactment of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act reforms in 2004, they can do so again From the massive corporate frauds at Enron and WorldCom, to the recent scandals arising out of subprime mortgages and mortgaged-backed securities, it seems that the last decade has witnessed an...
Articles & Perspectives
December 1, 2011
Early Results of the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program
Bloomberg Law
Jordan Thomas, partner and chair of [a prominent] Whistleblower Representation Department, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Lee Pacchia about the whistleblower provisions found in Dodd-Frank and the early results of the program.
Webinars, Videos & Podcasts
December 1, 2011
The SEC Whistleblower Program’s Annual Report
Bloomberg Law TV
In The News
December 1, 2011
US Financial Reforms & Global Financial Institutions: A View From All Angles
Late in 2011, [Jordan Thomas][prior firm][‘s] convened an esteemed panel to explore, for the benefit of the UK media, the effect of US financial reforms on international financial institutions. Panelists included [firm] attorneys Jordan Thomas and Dominic Auld; Irving Henry of the British Bankers Association; and Simon Collins, from the Association of Professional Compliance Consultants....
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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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