Jordan A. Thomas Led a Session on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Provisions at the NELA/Illinois  CLE Luncheon

Chicago, IL
March 29, 2012

Partner Jordan A. Thomas discussed the Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions at the NELA/Illinois CLE Luncheon on Thursday, March 29, 2012.

Jordan's session included the following topics:

  • Overview of the Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions: the new framework of incentives and anti-retaliation protections   
  • Identifying eligible clients: common securities violations, applicable statute of limitations, and materiality requirements   
  • Procedural requirements for SEC whistleblowers   
  • Advising clients with potential liability   
  • The risks and rewards of internal reporting for potential whistleblowers   
  • Best practices for negotiating settlements in light of the new whistleblower provisions   
  • Comparing the new Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions to other state and federal programs