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Treatment of Trump-Ukraine Informer Could Have Chilling Effect on Corporate Whistleblowers 

Whistleblowers have a variety of understandable reasons for bravely coming forward – but winning a popularity contest is rarely one of them. After all, they are typically corporate or government insiders alleging fraud and wrongdoing, which tends to render them vulnerable … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers Receive Whopper Payouts as SEC Proposes New Rules to Limit Future Awards

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced two large whistleblower payouts last week, bringing the total paid-out bounty for the program to more than $320 million since it was created as part of the 2011 Dodd-Frank Act. The $39 million … Continue reading

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Blowing the Whistle Still a Risky Proposition

Whistleblowing remains perilous territory for executives, even with the protections offered by 2002’s Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the financial incentives offered by 2010’s Dodd-Frank Act. Yet there is a powerful argument to be made that executives with information about possible shareholder … Continue reading

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