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Please Sign Petition re: Peter Sivere – George Demos

Posted by Larry Doyle on March 8th, 2012 10:10 AM |

Aside from my hope that readers would care enough to share my writing and passion for the Sense on Cents virtues of truth, transparency, and integrity I do not believe I ask for much if anything from those who come here.

Well, today I am asking.

How might you help?

More than you may ever fully know or appreciate.  (more…)

Kevin Dillon Meet Peter Sivere

Posted by Larry Doyle on July 8th, 2010 7:10 AM |

A recent headline in my local newspaper highlights a whistleblower case involving JP Morgan and an employee named Kevin Dillon. The article, JP Morgan Employee Files Whistle-Blower Lawsuit, details how Dillon was rebuffed while he attempted to report alleged accounting improprieties by a Texas based hedge fund, Highland Capital Management. This fund has a prime brokerage relationship with JP Morgan.

Dillon has brought suit against JP Morgan for alleged mistreatment as a result of his blowing the whistle. Dillon and JP Morgan are certainly not the only individuals and firms involved in an employee dispute over procedures and treatment. So, why am I writing about this case? For the very simple reason that Mr. Dillon will hopefully read my commentary and know that he is not the first individual involved in a whistleblower dispute with JP Morgan.

Regular readers of Sense on Cents may recall the story of Peter Sivere, a JP Morgan employee who blew the whistle on his employer for allowing after hours trading of mutual funds by a high profile hedge fund. In the process of performing his duties, Sivere engaged attorneys from the SEC. What happened in the midst of engaging these attorneys? (more…)

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