Schlagwort-Archive: Whistleblower

Federal Judge Rejects Expansive Interpretation of False Claims Act

An Ohio federal judge dismissed a False Claims Act lawsuit brought against U.S. Bank that could have expanded liability under the statute. The plaintiff, a legal aid group, claimed that U.S. Bank was defrauding the federal government through its mortgage … Weiterlesen

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SEC hands out $30 million in largest-ever whistleblower award

The anonymous recipient will get more than double the previous record whistleblower award after providing information that led directly to an SEC enforcement. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced the largest-ever award to result from a whistleblower program that … Weiterlesen

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SEC Sanctions Company for Whistleblower Retaliation

I drove my daughter to the airport today for her summer exchange program in Spain. On the way she asked me what I was going to blog about tomorrow and I told her whistleblowers. She was not familiar with that … Weiterlesen

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FCPA and Bribery Act Hotlines: Staying Out of Hot Water with Other Jurisdictions

It is finally here. Today is the Opening Ceremony of the Games of the XXX Olympiad in London. The first Olympics I can remember watching were the 1964 Games in Tokyo. I was enthralled with watching the world’s greatest athletes … Weiterlesen

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FCPA: [New post] From Whistleblower to RICO Claimant

The holiday season is past and many of us have returned to work. However, if you are a Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) there is a gift that you may wish to give yourself, it is “The Whistleblower’s Handbook – A … Weiterlesen

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