Following several additional 21F-17 enforcement measures, many of which have assessed equally aggressive 21F-17s, OCIE issued a risk warning informing companies that they would conduct a review of “compliance manuals, codes of ethics, employment contracts and termination agreements to determine whether the provisions contained in these documents, that refer to the confidentiality of information and Notification 21F-17 are likely to raise concerns under Rule 21F-17.” [8] In guidelines and agreements, companies should explicitly state that employees are not prevented from reporting or providing information to state supervisory authorities any potential violations of the law. . . .