Financial Accountability

Letter to President Biden on Financial Disclosures

January 21, 2021 Dear President Biden: In the past few weeks, your nominees and appointees have begun to release their Personal Financial Disclosures outlining their previous private sector work. From Blackstone and Gilead, to Palantir and Facebook, to Raytheon Technologies and Ridgeline Partners, the corporate clients referenced in the disclosures released so far include a [...]

2021-01-21T12:58:13-05:00January 21st, 2021|Financial Accountability, Letter|

Press Release: Government Accountability Project and Other Whistleblower Groups Applaud New Protection for Financial Whistleblowers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 16, 2020 Government Accountability Project and Other Whistleblower Groups Applaud New Protection for Financial Whistleblowers WASHINGTON — Government Accountability Project applauds congressional approval of best practice rights to protect financial whistleblowers in section 6314 of the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. The provisions originated in the Corporate Transparency Act introduced by [...]

2020-12-16T09:24:32-05:00December 16th, 2020|Financial Accountability, Press, Whistleblower Rights|

Financial Planning: SEC must end mandatory FINRA arbitration, former agency officials say

SEC must end mandatory FINRA arbitration, former agency officials say   Note: this article, featuring our Legal Director Tom Devine, was originally published here.   Following revelations about falsified evidence used against a federal whistleblower, several former SEC officials and other critics want the commission to put an end to mandatory FINRA arbitration and, instead, allow financial [...]

2019-09-12T16:13:57-04:00September 12th, 2019|Financial Accountability, In The News|