Hagens Berman Client Haim Bodek's Complaint Results in Record $14M Penalty to Bats Global

Today, a complaint from Hagens Berman’s SEC whistleblower client, Haim Bodek, against Bats Global Markets has resulted in the largest penalty ever brought against a financial exchange – $14 million.
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$1 Billion Bank of America Whistleblower Case

Hagens Berman represented former home appraisal manager and whistleblower Kyle W. Lagow, who blew the whistle on widespread fraud at Countrywide Financial, culminating in the historic $1 billion settlement.
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Whistleblower Catches BP Overcharging Scheme

High praise goes to this BP whistleblower for standing up against the exploiting of California taxpayers by a global oil company accused of illegally hiking the price it charges for natural gas sold to the state of California. The False Claims Act prohibits all forms of fraud against the government, …

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Law360: 4th Circ. To Eye Insider Trading Plea After Newman

The fallout from Newman’s insider trading law rewrite continues. More cheating and a less fair market. — Shayne Stevenson “Morgan Stanley said Wednesday that it has agreed to pay $2.6 billion to settle with the federal government over its role in the mortgage bubble and subsequent financial crisis. The settlement …

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Auto industry whistleblower incentive OK’d by U.S. Senate

Whistleblowers in the auto industry save lives; silence kills. We know this. — Shayne Stevenson “A measure that would offer financial incentives for auto industry employees to expose safety defects won unanimous backing from a U.S. Senate panel today. The vote by 13 Republican and Democratic members of the Senate …

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DOJ to emphasize prosecuting individuals in corporate crimes

Anyone even vaguely familiar with human nature knows you gotta put skin in the game. Fraud leading to jail time is the magic algo. — Shayne Stevenson “The Justice Department will “double down” on its efforts to prosecute individuals culpable for corporate crimes, the agency’s acting No. 2 official said …

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WSJ: SEC Probes Companies’ Treatment of Whistleblowers

The SEC is flexing its muscle to protect whistleblowers. Corporate lawyers will have to go back to the drawing board for new ways to scare whistleblowers and retaliate. — Shayne Stevenson “The Securities and Exchange Commission is probing whether companies are muzzling corporate whistleblowers. In recent weeks the agency has …

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