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The SEC’s 2nd Whistleblower Bounty Comes from a Surprising Source


Perhaps concerned that 15% of zero is still zero, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that the second payout under its whistleblower reward program would actually come from recoveries first made by the Department of Justice in … Continue reading →

Who You Whistling At? Internal Whistleblowing Also Protected—Just not Under Dodd-Frank

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The United States District Court for the Southern District of New York recently took a surprising view on what would seem like a simple matter: An employee alleges wrongful dismissal, in violation of the whistleblower protection provisions of the Dodd-Frank … Continue reading →

Misconduct Déjà vu: Whistleblower Retaliation

Whistleblower Retaliation

In the global challenge to maintain good corporate standards and ethics, internal reporting is usually seen as a strong touchstone, exceeding internal audit, for example, as a far more useful tool for routing out improper behavior at an organization. Which … Continue reading →

U.S. Whistleblower Protections: Global or Not?

Whistle on Penalty Cards

The critical question as to whether or not Sarbanes–Oxley (SOX) and Dodd-Frank’s whistleblower protection extend to employees of non-U.S. subsidiaries of U.S.-listed companies is currently subject to disagreement and debate. Over the past two weeks, one decision concluded that there … Continue reading →

5 Financial Stories You Might Have Missed — And X-Rated Whistleblowing

This week's stories include insider trading, dubious whistleblowers, Dodd-Frank ‘Volcker Rule’, mobile payment products, and some very bad behavior. Continue reading →