April 27, 2012
Article by Erika A. Kelton published in Forbes, 4/27/12.
The whistleblower world and Wall Street are abuzz with the question of whether the Securities and Exchange Commission inadvertently revealed the identity of a whistleblower — an issue that is a top concern of most whistleblowers.
The allegation – made in a front-page story of the Wall Street Journal — was surprising given the SEC’s strong commitment to maintaining whistleblower confidentiality. The SEC has shown that commitment not just in its regulations and words but also in its actions.