As our Seyfarth colleagues who publish the Environmental and Safety Law Update recently posted, potential tipsters have fresh incentive to come forward thanks to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s recent announcement that it awarded an unprecedented $14 million to an anonymous whistleblower. 

Though similar recoveries or bounties are not available under the most frequently employed whistleblower protections, this kind of news is also likely to lead to an increase in other, non-SEC, whistleblower claims.

 Check out the One Minute Memo for more details and analysis.