SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, December 18, 2014 – Phillips & Cohen partner Erika A. Kelton represented the whistleblower side of Dodd-Frank cases in a recent Securities Docket webcast about the Securities and Exchange Commission whistleblower reward program.
For the webcast — “Navigating the Minefield of Dodd-Frank’s Whistleblower Provisions and the FCPA (2014 Update)” — Kelton joined F. Joseph Warin and John W.F. Chesley, partners at Gibson Dunn, which represents corporate clients in securities and other matters. Bruce Carton, editor of “Securities Docket, the Global Securities Litigation and Enforcement Report,” also participated.
Kelton recently won for her client a $30 million reward from the SEC under the Dodd-Frank program, which is the largest award the SEC has made to a whistleblower. Phillips & Cohen is the only law firm that has won whistleblower awards for clients under three of the government’s four whistleblower reward programs: the False Claims Act (“qui tam’), the SEC and the Internal Revenue Service.
More than 300 lawyers and compliance personnel from around the world registered for the webcast. Securities Docket is a leading news source for information on securities enforcement and litigation.
For more information about the webcast, see “Foreign Whistleblowers Gaining Traction” and “Companies Risk SEC’s Wrath By Discouraging Whistle-blowers.”