Whistleblower News: SEC Asks Big Hedge Funds For Employee Phone Review, Activision Blizzard To Pay $35m For Failing To Maintain Disclosure Controls And Violating Whistleblower Protection Rule

SEC asks big hedge funds for employee phone review


The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has asked some major hedge funds to review certain employees' personal mobile phones for evidence of business dealings on unapproved channels, Bloomberg News reported on Thursday. read more »

Activision Blizzard to Pay $35 Million for Failing to Maintain Disclosure Controls Related to Complaints of Workplace Misconduct and Violating Whistleblower Protection Rule

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced that Activision Blizzard Inc., a video game development and publishing company, agreed to pay $35 million to settle charges that it failed to maintain disclosure controls and procedures to ensure that the company could assess whether its disclosures pertaining to its workforce were adequate. The company also settled charges that it violated an SEC whistleblower protection ruleread more »