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April 8, 2020
Jordan Thomas Featured on University of Chicago Law Review Podcast
University of Chicago Law Review
Leading SEC whistleblower attorney Jordan Thomas was featured on a University of Chicago Law Review podcast. In the episode “The SEC Whistleblower Program,” Jordan discusses the creation and workings of the SEC Whistleblower program. https://soundcloud.com/uchilrev/the-sec-whistleblower-program
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November 11, 2019
How Do Corporate Whistleblowers Make Millions? CNBC Story Features Jordan Thomas
CNBC
In a remarkable feature, CNBC shares the story of Ted Siedle, who received a $68 million whistleblower award for reporting wrongdoing at JP Morgan. Set against the backdrop of Siedles’s exceptional narrative, our SEC whistleblower attorney Jordan Thomas talks about the birth of the groundbreaking investor protection initiative and how corporate whistleblowers are a game-changer...
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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...
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April 16, 2018
FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 389
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report
Partner Steven J. Durham sat down with Thomas Fox on his podcast, FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report, to discuss the Firm’s role in its securing the largest-ever whistleblower reward. They touch on the division of the $83 million between the two parties, the SEC’s evaluation of original information, and the importance of timing surrounding this...
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March 19, 2018
FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 375
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report
Partner Steven J. Durham was featured on a podcast with FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report to discuss the impact of the Supreme Court’s recent decision in Digital Realty Trust v. Somers. Durham contends that without the possibility of a monetary reward and employment protections, there is little to no incentive to report internally before going...
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March 19, 2018
Australian Securities & Investments Commission (ASIC) Annual Forum 2018
Australian Securities & Investments Commission
On Monday, March 19, 2018, Jordan A. Thomas will participate in a videoconference during the ASIC’s Annual Forum, themed, “Maintaining Trust.” Thomas’ panel, titled “Blowing the Whistle,” will take place from 8:15 pm – 9:15 pm. For registration and program information, please visit the ASIC event page.
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February 1, 2018
A Conversation with Jordan Thomas: The Origins of the SEC Whistleblower Program
Labaton Sucharow LLP
How to avoid the next financial crisis? How to detect the next fraud and deter the next fraudster? These questions plagued regulators, law enforcement, legislators and the public at large following the collapse of the global economy in 2008. One idea that would prove to be prescient and, in its execution, extraordinarily successful, was the...
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February 1, 2018
Who Can Report Securities Fraud? The Insider, The Outsider and The Witness
Labaton Sucharow LLP
“Is it the trader at a desk on Wall Street who knows someone a few seats over, a colleague who got an inside tip and illegally acted on that knowledge? That’s certainly possible. It might also be an angry spouse, a vigilant journalist or an executive assistant. Virtually anyone can be an SEC whistleblower. Even...
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February 1, 2018
Whistleblower Bounties Explained: How Dodd-Frank Awards Tipsters
Labaton Sucharow
In this short video, Jordan Thomas explains how SEC whistleblowers can earn staggering financial awards for reporting corporate misconduct. SEC whistleblower awards can be significant, very significant. Awards are determined by the monetary sanctions collected from the entities and individuals engaged in the securities violations. The awards calculus is pretty straightforward: In actions where the...
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February 1, 2018
Can You Blow the Whistle Without Blowing Your Identity?
Labaton Sucharow LLP
Recognizing the importance of protecting the identity of whistleblowers, the program allows tipsters to report anonymously if they work with an attorney. That said, how attorneys protect their clients’ identities can require sophisticated tools, techniques and, most importantly, experience. When I was at the Commission and we were developing the SEC whistleblower program, we knew...
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February 1, 2018
The Reporting Minefield: Knowing the Facts, Knowing Your Rights
Labaton Sucharow LLP
Knowing if, when and how to report misconduct can be a confusing proposition. Many prospective whistleblowers worry that employment or secrecy agreements prohibit reporting to the government. In this video, Jordan Thomas explains how to navigate the reporting minefield and why whistleblowers should never fear that agreements with employers bar communications with the government. When...
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June 27, 2017
FCPA Compliance Report: Episode 338
FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report
Partner Steven J. Durham was featured on a podcast with FCPA Compliance and Ethics Report to discuss his background and how partner Jordan A. Thomas created the Firm’s whistleblower practice after leaving the SEC. He relates what the SEC Whistleblower Program is and how it has worked to pay out over $150 million in bounties....
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