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The financial industry is highly competitive. This is especially true at the higher levels. People and corporations are always looking for ways to get ahead and make more money. The Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, is the federal agency that is tasked with regulating the financial industry. This is also the agency that will go after anyone that is doing anything illegally.

 

In 2010, Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in response to the Great Recession that happened in the early years of this century. This Act created a whistleblower program that will protect any whistleblower willing to come forward with what they know. The Act will give them protection from their employer as well as giving them financial benefits if qualified for.

 

Once the Dodd-Frank Act passed, things started to happen. Whistleblowers now had a protection for them and were able to come forward with something behind their backs. Labaton Sucharow is a law firm with two main offices on the East Coast. With the passing of Dodd-Frank, Labaton Sucharow became the first law firm dedicating to protecting SEC Whistleblowers.

 

Labaton Sucharow has a lot to offer its clients. They will provide a large team with decades of experience behind them. The head of the practice if Jordan A. Thomas and he had previously worked for the SEC. He was heavily involved in the creation of the Whistleblower program at the SEC. Mr. Thomas was also a former Assistant Director and Assistant Chief Litigation Counsel at the SEC. He brings all of this experience to his law firm and knows the ins and outs of how to litigate any whistleblower claims.

 

When a whistleblower comes forward to Labaton Sucharow, the whistleblower will have investigators, financial analysts as well as forensic accountants on their side. All of these people working together will bring the best possible claim to the courtroom.

 

The SEC has set up many rules and guidelines that need to be followed in order for a whistleblower to be protected and compensated financially. These rules and guidelines can be confusing to understand but the team at Labaton Sucharow is will versed in these. Any whistleblower will feel safe and content with the well-qualified team at Labaton Sucharow.

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