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Whistleblower in Arkansas Settles Lawsuit for $87,500

The city of Hot Springs, Arkansas recently paid out $87,500 to settle a lawsuit filed in 2015 stemming from a case of whistleblower retaliation. The settlement terms were publicized after Read More

SEC Awards Nearly $1 Million to Whistleblower Who Provided High-Quality Tip

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced in December that it was awarding a whistleblower with more than $900,000 for a tip that allowed the agency to bring multiple Read More

SandRidge Energy Inc. Settles Whistleblower Retaliation Case

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced that SandRidge Energy Inc., an Oklahoma City-based oil and gas company, has settled charges of illegal separation agreements and whistleblower retaliation. Read More

Whistleblower Receives $5.5 Million Award for Providing Information to SEC

A recent corporate whistleblower who provided information to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) about an ongoing fraudulent scheme targeting investors received a $5.5 million award from the agency. Read More

How to Enhance Your Company’s Due Diligence Process

Your company’s due diligence process requires a wealth of information to be effective, especially in a world in which global business has become increasingly prevalent. The following are some ways you Read More

Study Finds Benefits to Whistleblower Complaints for Corporations

A study from the University of Iowa indicates that financial wrongdoing within corporations tends to see a marked decrease after a major whistleblower complaint. Researchers looked at various companies’ financial Read More

2016-2017 40th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference

Fri, Mar 10, 2017 8:30 AM - 4:15 PM The Capital Hotel, Little Rock, AR Attend the 40th Annual Labor & Employment Law Conference and earn 6.5 CLE including 1 Ethics hour. This Read More

Prudential Sued in Fake Account Scandal Involving Wells Fargo

For several months, Wells Fargo & Co. has been dealing with a fake accounts scandal that has made national news — and now the issue has extended to Prudential Financial, Read More

SEC Likely to Take More Enforcement Actions Against Public Companies

A recent report from the New York University Pollack Center for Law & Business and Cornerstone Research reveals enforcement actions on the part of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Read More

Court Decision Indicates Privilege Claim Exists in an Internal Investigation Case

A recent court decision in Canada provided an interesting case study for whistleblower issues and post-accident investigations within businesses and organizations. Workplace accidents may result in work stop orders, prosecution, civil Read More

Whistleblower Collects Award Worth $900,000 from SEC

In the latest U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) whistleblower award, an unidentified insider received $900,000 for his or her role in uncovering corporate or agency wrongdoing. According to the Read More

Appeals Court Clarification Strengthens Whistleblower Protections for Federal Employees

The recent U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decision in Miller v. Department of Justice offered some clarification as to the standard for how to determine if an Read More

Recent SEC Whistleblower Award Worth Nearly $1 Million

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently announced one of its latest whistleblower awards, worth more than $900,000. In this case, a whistleblower’s tip helped the SEC bring multiple Read More

Doctors Split $2.7 Million False Claims Act Settlement

Two doctors will split a $2.7 million award after winning a False Claims Act lawsuit in which they claimed another physician at a nonprofit hospital in Florida was performing unnecessary Read More

Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program 2016 Report Shows Rise in Activity

On November 15, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued its yearly report on the Office of the Whistleblower, created through the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. Under the program, Read More

Federal Government Lauds GAP Whistleblower for Veterans Affairs Disclosures

Brandon Coleman, a Government Accountability Project (GAP) client who made national news when he exposed illicit practices at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, has been recognized for his role Read More

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