SEC Whistleblower Practice
Securities fraud played an integral role in the financial crisis suffered by taxpayers and investors over the last several years. In response, the Dodd-Frank Act laws. As a result, whistleblowers may now recover for blowing the whistle to the SEC, without first reporting internally, armed with strict confidentiality and retaliation protections.
Whistleblower Legal Team represents whistleblowers who report securities fraud under the SEC Whistleblower Program. Whistleblower Legal Team is uniquely positioned to represent such whistleblowers having extensively litigated securities actions of all kinds on both the plaintiff and defendant sides, including the representation of major corporations and high net worth individuals in proceedings in front of the SEC, as well as the representation of investors who have suffered losses as a result of violations of the securities laws. Whistleblower Legal Team’s attorneys, represented the Lehman Brothers whistleblower during testimony for Congress surrounding the investigation of the collapse of Bear Stearns and Lehman Brothers.
Whistleblower Legal Team’s experience includes the litigation on behalf of, or representation of, whistleblowers in bringing information to the SEC. Cases involving the following conduct that would likely result in a violation of the securities laws:
False or misleading statements about a company in public documents and SEC filings;
Misappropriation of funds or securities;
Breaches of fiduciary duty under the Investment Advisors Act;
Fraudulent or unregistered securities offering; Ponzi or pyramid schemes; Improper, self-interested hedge trading.