It seems like white collar investigations and prosecutions—as well as related civil fraud or enforcement actions—are everywhere these days. From headline-grabbing insider trading cases in the Southern District of New York like Galleon and SAC Capital, to what seems like newly-unfolding FCPA …
Compliance professionals sometimes encounter resistance in instituting best compliance practices in their organizations. This resistance may be based upon the cost of implementing best practices…
Reporting wrongdoing at work will never be easy. So why do whistleblowers go ahead?
Despite tough talk last month by new CEO Antony Jenkins about “Five New Values” the bad news just keeps on coming for the embattled firm…
The SEC’s explanation of its so-called “Final Rule,” set forth in nearly 300 pages of complex commentary, is basically “pro whistleblower.”
As we look through the developments of 2012, there is no question of the increasing importance – and protection of – whistleblowers is the most important trend from 2012.
California, the first state to enact its own False Claims Act, has passed a bill to ensure that California remains eligible for the often lucrative share of Medicaid-related recoveries. The bill becomes effective on January 1.
Doing business in foreign countries presents issues that are not even contemplated in the U.S. Here are five issues that companies may be susceptible to and how they can maintain their high standards of compliance.
Thomas Fox shares tidbits from a must read and must save article he came across that analyzes the six categories of laws that can restrict whistleblower hotlines abroad with a focus on compliance.
If you want to see how the SEC’s whistleblower program may look in a few years, all you need to do is take a look at the False Claims Act and the role that whistleblowers play in the enforcement of the act.