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SEC awards whistleblower who reported bribery to Zimmer Biomet

By Clara Hudson

28 May 2019

SEC awards whistleblower who reported bribery to Zimmer Biomet Credit: istockphoto.com/wildpixel

The SEC has announced a $4.5 million whistleblower award to a Brazilian doctor who alerted medical device maker Zimmer Biomet to bribery. But a 2018 Supreme Court ruling has undermined the significance of the award.