John Carney, Lauren Lyster Write Article Examining Rise in Whistleblower Reports During Pandemic

Articles / September 15, 2020

Partner John Carney and Associate Lauren Lyster authored an article published on Sept. 15, 2020, by Bloomberg Law. The article, “Whistleblower Complaints and SEC Enforcement,” reviews the Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) whistleblower program and how whistleblowers are likely to further enforcement efforts. Whistleblower tips have increased during the pandemic, and Carney and Lyster write: “With increasingly large awards and potentially stronger protections on the horizon, whistleblowers will be more likely than ever to report alleged misconduct. If the initial trend announced in May 2020 is any indication, the number of whistleblower reports will continue to rise as companies continue to grapple with the implications of Covid-19.”

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