Hagens Berman CFTC Whistleblower Prompts Charges Against Flash Crash Fraudster

Charges of market manipulation and spoofing announced in newly unsealed cases originally prompted by a whistleblower represented by Hagens Berman.
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Hagens Berman Client Haim Bodek's Complaint Results in Record $14M Penalty to Bats Global

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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Whistleblower Legal Team

Steve W. Berman, Managing Partner, and Shayne C. Stevenson, Partner, lead Hagens Berman’s team of 14 whistleblower attorneys who bring years of experience and specialized knowledge to your whistleblower claim.
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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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Video: What is Qui Tam?

Whistleblower attorney, Shayne Stevenson explains Qui Tam laws and how they work for whistleblowers.

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This Empire Strikes Back – The Counterattack on Whistleblowers

By Shayne C. Stevenson, Head of Whistleblower Practice Warning! Companies that commit fraud—and their attorneys—are now fighting back against whistleblowers with more frequency and aggression. While laws against retaliation and frivolous defenses are in place to protect whistleblowers and have been for a long time, our legal team has recently …

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WSJ: Court Decision Foils Insider-Trading Cases

In further rebuff to DOJ prosecutions, the Second Circuit lets an exceedingly narrow insider trading standard stand. — Shayne Stevenson “A federal appeals court decided to leave in place a ruling that restricts the scope of insider-trading prosecutions, setting the stage for additional convictions to be overturned. The Second U.S. Circuit …

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SEC: Companies Cannot Stifle Whistleblowers in Confidentiality Agreements

The SEC today announced a potentially game-changing enforcement action – “The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced its first ever enforcement action against a company for using improperly restrictive language in confidentiality agreements with the potential to stifle the whistleblowing process.” Prior to and especially since the passage of Dodd-Frank …

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