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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

Tardy SEC whistleblower earns reduced award

The Securities and Exchange Commission reduced a whistleblower award to $1.5 million Friday because the whistleblower was “culpable” and delayed reporting the misconduct for a year. 

The whistleblower provided “vital information and ongoing assistance that proved important to the overall success of an enforcement action.”

But the SEC said in Friday’s award order (pdf) the whistleblower delayed his or her report “and benefited financially during the delay.”

The reduced award underscored “the need for individuals to come forward without delay,” according to Jane Norberg, chief of the SEC’s Office of the Whistleblower.… Continue Reading

Illya Antonenko: Should U.S. companies even care about GDPR?

We’re based in the United States, so how does the GDPR concern us?

GDPR’s Article 3(1) ties the GDPR’s territorial scope to being established in the EU, while Article 3(2)(a) extends the GDPR’s reach to those non-EU companies that offer products or services to individuals in the EU.… Continue Reading