Whistleblower Program Development, Part 2: “What Motivates a Whistleblower?”

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Dodd-Frank was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010, giving whistleblowers a way to come forward and report on companies. But what motivates them to come forward? Is it simply money, or is it out of a genuine concern for a company to address an issue internally? In part two of our three-part series on developing an effective whistleblower program, Foley Partner Courtney Worcester talks about motivation, as well as what a company can do to ensure confidentiality, avoid retaliation allegations, and ensure that the matter See more +
Dodd-Frank was signed into law by President Obama on July 21, 2010, giving whistleblowers a way to come forward and report on companies. But what motivates them to come forward? Is it simply money, or is it out of a genuine concern for a company to address an issue internally? In part two of our three-part series on developing an effective whistleblower program, Foley Partner Courtney Worcester talks about motivation, as well as what a company can do to ensure confidentiality, avoid retaliation allegations, and ensure that the matter is handled appropriately. See less -
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