Whistleblowers


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Informatica to pay $21.57M in False Claims Act case

2019-05-14T17:52:00+01:00By

The Department of Justice says Informatica will pay over $21 million stemming from a False Claims Act investigation.

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Steven Pearlman: The whistleblower’s ally

2019-05-07T12:56:00+01:00By

When it comes to tackling whistleblower cases, Steven Pearlman has the skills, expertise, and legal acumen “in spades.”

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Guarding the gatekeeper

2019-04-02T15:19:00+01:00By

Gatekeepers who have firsthand knowledge of corporate wrongdoing should be entitled to the same legal protections afforded to any other whistleblower.

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SEC awards $50M to two whistleblowers

2019-03-26T20:57:00+00:00By

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced awards totaling $50 million to two whistleblowers whose high-quality information assisted the agency in bringing a successful enforcement action.

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Avenatti arrest fallout: don’t confuse whistleblowing with extortion

2019-03-25T21:56:00+00:00By

A high-profile arrest of Michael Avenatti for an extortion scheme against Nike raises difficult questions of corporate responsibility regarding whistleblower initiatives.

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EU whistleblower protections closer to fruition

2019-03-13T20:27:00+00:00By

As EU whistleblower protections inch closer, Neil Hodge provides an in-depth look at exactly what they will cover.

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CFTC issues enforcement advisory on self-reporting and cooperation

2019-03-11T14:33:00+00:00By

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Division of Enforcement has issued an enforcement advisory that provides clarity concerning the benefits of self-reporting and cooperation related to violations of the Commodity Exchange Act involving foreign corrupt practices.

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Waters urges CFPB employees to be whistleblowers

2019-02-25T13:00:00+00:00By

Rep. Maxine Waters, chair of the House Financial Services Committee, has written an open letter to CFPB employees urging them to be proud of their work and use a whistleblower hotline to report anything undermining those efforts.

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An inside look at False Claims Act enforcement

2019-02-01T16:15:00+00:00By

Deputy Associate Attorney General Stephen Cox in remarks this week offered some key insight into the Department of Justice’s enforcement principles, policies, and perspectives that guide its False Claims Act enforcement.

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Distilling compliance lessons from healthcare fraud cases

2019-01-24T10:00:00+00:00By

False Claims Act recoveries related to healthcare fraud in fiscal year 2018 offer key insight into the best practices the government expects to ensure compliance with federal healthcare laws.

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Study: Blowing the whistle won’t harm the bottom line

2019-01-10T13:30:00+00:00By

A new study from NAVEX Global reveals whistleblower hotlines don’t often prove detrimental to business outcomes.