SEC Awards Whistleblower $18 Million

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that it had awarded $22 million to two whistleblowers, with one of those individuals receiving an $18 million award. The two individuals provided the SEC with information concerning the same...

Gensler Sworn in as SEC Chairman

On April 17, Gary Gensler was sworn in as Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).  After being nominated by President Biden on February 3, 2021, Gensler was confirmed by the Senate in a 53-to-45 vote on April 14. Gensler is a non-attorney, and will be...

SEC Charges AT&T with Violations of Regulation HD

In a press release on March 5, 2021, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced that it had charged AT&T and three of its executives with violations of Regulation FD.  Regulation FD was first promulgated by the SEC in 2000 in order to curtail...