qui tam whistleblowers

In a letter sent to U.S. Attorney General William Barr earlier this month, Senator Charles Grassley wrote that he “vehemently disagreed” with a Department of Justice (DOJ) brief filed with
Continue Reading Sen. Grassley Urges DOJ to Reconsider Dismissal Authority of False Claims Act Cases

On Friday, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit (D.C. Circuit) reversed an order that had required a qui tam whistleblower to pay over $58,000
Continue Reading Historic Ruling in D.C. Circuit Reverses Order that Requires False Claims Act Plaintiffs to Pay Discovery Costs

SEC Whistleblower RewardsOn Wednesday, December 12, 2018, National Whistleblower Center (NWC) Executive Director Stephen M. Kohn made a formal presentation to representatives from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) opposing the proposed SEC rule  limiting awards in major fraud cases.  Kohn was joined by NWC Policy Counsel Maya Efrati and NWC Legal Fellow Sarah Khan. The packed room included SEC leadership from the Office of General Counsel, the SEC Whistleblower Office and the Office of the Chairman of the Commission. The meeting lasted for over one hour.
Continue Reading NWC Meets with SEC to Strongly Oppose “Caps” on SEC Whistleblower Rewards