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Entries in Whistleblower (238)

Monday
Sep242018

Overseas whistleblower awarded $4 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded an overseas whistleblower $4 million for "extensive assistance" resulting in a successful action, the agency said Monday. 

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Thursday
Sep062018

SEC awards two whistleblowers $54 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded $39 million to one whistleblower Thursday and $15 million to another in the same case for information that helped the agency "bring an important enforcement action." 

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Wednesday
Aug292018

Jesse Van Genugten: Whistleblowing in the Netherlands may drive you crazy

The Netherlands, a country well respected in many regards for its commitment to organized labor and workers' rights, fails even to marginally protect a different class of vulnerable employee: the whistleblower.

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Tuesday
Aug212018

Martin Kenney: Whistleblowing is still a career-ending suicide mission

I have commented on several occasions about whistleblowing, so my thoughts on the subject are already well documented. I am a strong advocate of whistleblowing as a means of policing rogue companies or the individuals they employ. I have described whistleblowing as an important item in the regulatory toolbox.

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Wednesday
Aug152018

Tillipman and Brownlow: Is the SEC about to weaken the whistleblower program?

On June 28, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission proposed amendments to its whistleblower award program and requested comments from the public.

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Thursday
Jul122018

CFTC awards whistleblower $30 million

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission announced an award of $30 million to a whistleblower Thursday, the biggest award ever under the CFTC's whistleblower program.

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Friday
May112018

Barclays boss Staley fined $870,000 for trying to unmask whistleblower 

Barclays chief executive Jes Staley was fined £642,430 ($871,000) by UK regulators Friday for trying to identify an anonymous whistleblower who made allegations about Staley's role in recruiting another employee.

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Thursday
May032018

Vera Cherepanova: GDPR implications for the whistleblowing process

The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR, Regulation (EU) 2016/679) is set to take effect on May 25, 2018. In spite of having been adopted nearly two years ago, in April 2016, analysts predict that by the end of 2018, more than 50 percent of companies affected by the GDPR will not be in full compliance with its requirements.

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Monday
Apr232018

Tom Fox: Where are England’s whistleblowers?

The case of Barclays chief Jes Staley attempting to unmask an anonymous whistleblower came to an almost imperceptible and silent ending recently when the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority concluded that Staley's actions were not done intentionally but apparently with some other, lesser standard.

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Friday
Apr202018

‘Compliance professional’ collects third whistleblower award

A registered nurse and lawyer who served in compliance roles for healthcare providers was awarded $3.3 million in a False Claims Act settlement. She has now collected more than $6 million in three separate qui tam actions against former employers.

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Friday
Apr062018

SEC whistleblower collects $2.2 million

The Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday awarded more than $2.2 million to a former company insider who first reported the information to another federal agency before taking it to the SEC.

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Friday
Mar302018

Alere whistleblower collects $5.6 million

A senior quality control analyst at Alere filed a qui tam lawsuit alleging the company's testing and diagnostic devices for heart patients and others were unreliable.

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