Under certain circumstances, the IRS and SEC/CFTC whistleblower programs allow whistleblowers to proceed without an attorney. However, beacuse there are important considerations when deciding how to proceed, it is advisable to contact an experienced whistleblower attorney.
The new financial reform bill is much broader than the previous SEC whistleblower program, which only covered insider-trading violations. Whistleblowers can now receive rewards for reporting a wide variety of securities law violations, including:
If you have knowledge of securities law violations and would like to discuss the possibility of a whistleblower award under the SEC or CFTC programs, please contact our whistleblower attorneys today. Kenney & McCafferty will consult with you about your case, without obligation, and all communications are protected by attorney-client privilege.