More Than a Third of Hedge Fund Professionals Feel Pressured to Break Rules in Pursuit of Alpha

April 4, 2013

Jordan A. Thomas reacts to results of hedge fund industry survey commissioned by Labaton Sucharow

"The high percentage of hedge fund professionals that are aware of the SEC Whistleblower Program and are willing to report wrongdoing is extremely encouraging," says Jordan Thomas, chair of the Whistleblower Representation Practice at Labaton Sucharow. "Without individuals willing to report possible securities violations, internally or externally, responsible organisations and law enforcement authorities cannot police the marketplace effectively and efficiently."