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Thousands of Whistleblower Cases in Jeopardy

Posted in Corporate Whistleblowers
This term the U.S. Supreme Court will decide Digital Realty Trust v. Somers (Digital), one of the most important whistleblower cases to come before the Court in 20-years.   The Chamber of Commerce and its Wall Street allies want to strip all employees who report securities frauds internally to their compliance departments or managers from protection under the Dodd-Frank Act’s (DFA)… Continue Reading

The FCA Strongly Encourages Businesses to Maintain Effective Internal Compliance Programs

Posted in Corporate Whistleblowers, False Claims / Qui Tam
The Chamber of Commerce has commenced a well-financed and aggressive lobbying campaign to undermine America’s most effective whistleblower law, the False Claims Act. To justify its anti-whistleblower campaign the Chamber published a report entitled, “Fixing the False Claims Act: the Case For Compliance-Focused Reforms.” The purpose of this blog series is to combat the Chamber’s misinformation, and explain why the… Continue Reading

The Sky Has Not Yet Fallen

Posted in Corporate Whistleblowers
So far, the sky has not fallen. That's not to say there isn't some curious weather activity. Now that the SEC has logged at least seven full months of the Dodd Frank whistleblower program, it's worth taking a moment for a brief status check on what we have learned so far.… Continue Reading

“From Whistleblower to RICO Claimant”

Posted in Corporate Whistleblowers
Originally Published by FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog Author: Thomas Fox The holiday season is past and many of us have returned to work. However, if you are a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) there is a gift that you may wish to give yourself, it is “The Whistleblower’s Handbook – A Step-by-Step Guide to Doing What’s Right and Protecting Yourself”… Continue Reading