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The False Claims Act (FCA) is a powerful federal anti-fraud law that incentivizes average people to expose fraud. The law attempts to reward whistleblowers and disincentivize committing fraud and can be used to expose customs fraud.
Kilgore & Kilgore
On February 8, 2024, the Supreme Court ruled for protecting employee rights in whistleblower cases where lawfully protected actions are contributing factors to adverse employment actions.
Jones Day
The Commodity Exchange Act ("CEA") generally requires the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") to pay awards under the CFTC Whistleblower Rules to eligible whistleblowers...
Winston & Strawn LLP
This article was originally published in Bloomberg Law. Any opinions in this article are not those of Winston & Strawn or its clients. The opinions in this article are the authors' opinions only...
Brown Rudnick LLP
Partner Michael Bowe wrote an article for the New York Law Journal discussing the importance of robust, effective pre-litigation investigations during major cases and their essential elements.
Venable LLP
Ensuring that an independent school's board of trustees operates in a manner that is consistent with the fundamental principles of good governance...
As we wrote earlier this month, the Department of Justice (DOJ) made significant news at the recent American Bar Association White Collar Conference. But the Department didn't stop...
Goodwin Procter LLP
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) and whistleblowers were party to a record number of False Claims Act settlements and judgments in fiscal year 2023.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On March 7, 2024, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced that the U.S. Department of Justice ("DOJ") is creating a pilot whistleblower rewards program...
Jones Day
First teased by the Department of Justice ("DOJ") in early March, details regarding the NDCA Program have now been issued. The NDCA Program encourages individuals to disclose criminal conduct and cooperate in its investigation in exchange for an NPA.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Arecent U.S. Supreme Court decision now makes it harder for employers to defend against retaliation claims filed under the whistleblower...
Jenner & Block
In a case that underscores the judiciary's deference to the executive branch's broad power to protect national security and control access to classified information, a three-judge panel of the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ...
Willkie Farr & Gallagher
In February, recordkeeping and Regulation Best Interest actions continued to pick up steam, while the Supreme Court provided clarification regarding the applicability of whistleblower protections.
In early March 2024 at the American Bar Association's 39th National Institute on White Collar Crime, Deputy Attorney General (DAG) Lisa Monaco's keynote remarks...
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On March 7, 2024, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco said that the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) will test out a program to pay whistleblowers...
Hall Benefits Law
A jury has ordered Kaiser Permanente, a California health care provider, to pay a former charge nurse more than $41 million in damages for her age and disability discrimination...
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Anew policy announced by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) makes it even more critical for companies to analyze and assess corporate wrongdoing quickly...
Winston & Strawn LLP
The Department of Justice is intensifying its corporate enforcement efforts with a new whistleblower program in a way that will likely increase the number of whistleblower complaints DOJ receives.
Jones Day
The policies and priorities discussed reaffirm DOJ's carrot and stick approach to encouraging companies to self-disclose criminal misconduct and cooperate with the Department's efforts to prosecute...
Jenner & Block
Continuing to prioritize corporate criminal enforcement, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced two new steps it is taking to identify potential corporate misconduct and evaluate companies' compliance programs.
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