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Remarkable Whistleblower Rejection Of USD 8.25 Million Award
In August 2016, a former risk officer wrote an opinion piece published by the Financial Times explaining his reason for allegedly rejecting a whistleblower award of USD 8.25 million (half of the 16.5 million total).
United States
15 Sep 2016
Hear The Whistle! Whistleblower Receives Second-Highest Award Ever
The SEC announced four whistleblowing cases in May and June 2016. The recent announcements show, once again, how whistleblowing continues to be rewarded in the US.
United States
22 Jun 2016
New Legislation: Companies With More Than 50 Employees Must Have Whistleblower Policy
After a legislative process that lasted nearly four years, the Dutch parliament finally approved a bill to create an Institute for Whistleblowers on 1 March 2016.
15 Mar 2016
SEC Urges Whistleblowers To Report Without Delay
For the first time ever, the Securities and Exchange Commission has issued a lower whistleblower award because the whistleblower, waited too long before reporting the misconduct.
United States
18 Feb 2016
2015 Report Shows Further Growth Of SEC Whistleblower Programme
Every year, the Securities and Exchange Commission reports on the results of its whistleblower programme.
United States
14 Dec 2015
Appeals Court In US: Internal Whistleblowers Are Also Protected Against Retaliation
Against all odds, an appeals court in the US has ruled that whistleblowers who report misconduct internally are protected from retaliation under the Dodd-Frank Act.
United States
20 Oct 2015
Temporary Decree On Advisory Centre For Whistleblowers Extended
The Temporary decree Advisory Centre for Whistleblowers has been extended to 1 July 2016 pending the entry into force of the House for Whistleblowers Bill.
15 Sep 2015
SEC Urges Courts To Extend Retaliation Protection To Internal Whistleblowers
The Securities and Exchange Commission recently issued new guidelines stating that the anti-retaliation provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act should also apply to staff who report misconduct internally.
United States
15 Sep 2015
SEC To Pay Highest Possible Whistleblower Award In First Retaliation Case
In the first anti-retaliation case against a New York-based hedge fund advisory firm, the SEC recently announced that the whistleblower at the centre of the case would receive the highest possible award.
United States
12 Jun 2015
Caution: Having A Deficient Whistleblowing And Compliance System May Have Consequences
The SEC announced two whistleblowing cases in April 2015. In the first case, the SEC issued a whistleblowing award between USD 1.4 and 1.6 million.
United States
12 May 2015
US Department Of Justice Encourages Whistleblowers To Come Forward Under US False Claims Act
The US Department of Justice announced a USD 23 million settlement on 13 October 2014 with the Boeing Company. Boeing allegedly submitted false claims for labour charges on maintenance contracts with the US Air Force for certain aircraft.
23 Nov 2014
SEC Sends Strong Message By Awarding USD 30 Million To Overseas Whistleblower
A recent SEC announcement shows the continuing rewarding of whistleblowing in the US.
United States
17 Oct 2014
SEC Brings Charges For Retaliation Against Whistleblower For The First Time
The Securities Exchange Commission filed its first anti-retaliation case against a New York-based hedge fund advisory firm.
United States
17 Jul 2014
Caution: Obstructing External Whistleblowing Can Have Consequences
Some companies have been experimenting with ways to encourage internal reporting, attempting to avoid the consequences of an SEC whistleblower claim.
United States
18 Jun 2014
Crime May Not Pay, Whistleblowing Does: Additional Payment To First Whistleblower
A recent SEC announcement shows the continuing rewarding of whistleblowing in the US.
United States
19 May 2014
Transparency Internationalís Principles On Whistleblowing
Transparency International published a report "International principles for whistleblower legislation".
16 Dec 2013
Supreme Court Agrees With Whistle-Blower
On 26 October 2012, the Dutch Supreme Court agreed with a whistle-blower of the Theodoor Gillissen Bank about when a person may communicate internal issues to a customer.
8 Nov 2012
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