Today the SEC announced that it will pay $30 million to a whistleblower in the largest award ever doled out by the agency.
This news is monumental and will send shock waves around the financial world—along with gut...more
The now infamous General Motors mea culpa, which followed the automotive giant’s recall of almost six million cars, has brought the importance of a “speak up culture” front and center. As part of the company’s long road to...more
The Supreme Court in Lawson vs FMR, LLC (delivered March 4, 2014 after a 6-3 vote) has ruled that employees of private companies engaged by public companies are covered by the whistleblower protections of Sarbanes Oxley Act...more
Whistleblowing has become a highly charged term, stirring up emotive rhetoric ranging from “ethical hero” to “treasonous traitor” with very little substantive evaluation of the real impact on the corporation and the broader...more
A continuation of our recent coverage on ethics and compliance trends to watch in 2014, we’re taking a deeper look at whistleblowing and retaliation trends today. ...more
Underscoring the Importance of Robust Internal Reporting Programs -
Since the passage of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) in 2010, the compliance, finance and legal communities...more