Washington, D.C. June 18, 2015.  Yesterday Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ranking Member Patrick Leahy introduced legislation to extend whistleblower protection for employees who provide information to the Department of Justice related to criminal antitrust violations.   The Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act of 2015 will create for the first time whistleblower protections for employees who report antitrust violations.   Senator Patrick Leahy and Senator Charles Grassley introduced this bipartisan bill, which provides the following protections and remedies:
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Chicago, IL.  April 30, 2015.  Today SEC Chair Mary Jo White gave a major public presentation endorsing the SEC whistleblower program and explaining how whistleblowers now play a central role in protecting U.S. financial markets.

Stephen M. Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center, made the following statement in regard to Ms. White’s remarks:

“Chair White’s endorsement of the whistleblower program is a milestone for whistleblower protections.  From her vantage point as America’s top securities regulator, she has witnessed the effectiveness of whistleblowing and the key role it plays in the enforcement of anti-fraud laws.”

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