In This Issue:

- Third Circuit Panel Liberalizes “Protected Activity” Immunity for Employees Claiming Whistleblower Status

- Doing Time: A Requirement for White Collar Crime?

- Casting a Smaller Net: Seventh Circuit Requires “Net Trebling” Under FCA – Potentially Impacting Settlement Dynamics for all Industries Subject to Government Enforcement

- Highlighting Transparency Through the Federal Sunshine Act Regulations

- Excerpt from "Third Circuit Panel Liberalizes “Protected Activity” Immunity for Employees Claiming Whistleblower Status":

The popular image of the American corporate whistleblower, as depicted in Hollywood box-office smashes such as The Insider and Michael Clayton, is a courageous hero who reports corporate wrong-doing, often at the risk of retaliation by the whistleblower’s employer or fellow employees. Such retaliation may take the form of threats to the whistleblower’s reputation, career or personal safety.

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Topics:  CMS, Continuing Medical Education, Financial Conduct Authority, Fraud, GPOs, Protected Activity, Publicly-Traded Companies, Sarbanes-Oxley, Settlement, Shareholders, Sunshine Act, Transparency, Whistleblower Protection Policies, Whistleblowers, White Collar Crimes

Published In: Criminal Law Updates, Government Contracting Updates, Health Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Science, Computers & Technology Updates

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