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OECD Issues New Report on Worldwide Whistleblower Protections

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) recently released a new report entitled “Committing to Effective Whistleblower Protection.” The publication contains information on the variety of whistleblower protection statutes in Read More

CFTC Announces Record-Breaking $10 Million Award

In April, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commissoin (CFTC) announced its largest whistleblower award yet: a sum of more than $10 million to a person whose information led to major Read More

Recent SEC, CFTC Announcements of Whistleblower Payouts

In recent years, the federal government has ramped up efforts to fight corruption in corporate settings, with whistleblowers receiving more protection and rewards for uncovering malevolent schemes within businesses and Read More

OSHA Outlines New Rules for Whistleblower Cases Relating to Food Safety

On April 18, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced new procedural rules for investigating any whistleblower claims that specifically focus on food safety. These Read More

Up to 80 Percent of Execs Admit to Witnessing Bribes

In a stunning revelation from a recent Bloomberg survey, approximately 80 percent of board-level executives polled admitted to having seen bribery and other types of corruption within their organizations. Many Read More

New York Whistleblower Recovers $1.1M in False Claims Act Case

A whistleblower case in New York alleging false income tax claims was settled for $1.1 million. In the case, real estate developer Asher Roshanzamir was accused of wrongfully deferring income tax Read More

Potential Exists for Whistleblower Awards for FCPA Tips

The $57 million that has been paid out in 26 whistleblower awards from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) since its whistleblower protection program began has not included any Foreign Read More

Whistleblower Files Lawsuit Against Volkswagen over Wrongful Termination

A whistleblower has filed a lawsuit against auto manufacturer Volkswagen, claiming he was terminated by the company after attempting to stop it from deleting evidence related to investigations into excess Read More

$1 Billion Lawsuit Against Raytheon Will Proceed

According to the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Pasadena, California, a billion-dollar lawsuit against Raytheon Co. will proceed. The defense contractor is accused of fraudulently overbilling the U.S. Read More

Roofer Awarded $400,000 in Whistleblower Case

A roofer from Madison, Maine was awarded more than $400,000 for being the key whistleblower in a recently settled lawsuit over allegations a company regularly cut corners when working on Read More

Whistleblower Receives $750,000 Award from SEC

In a recent case, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) awarded a Winnetka, Illinois man with a $750,000 award for his role in alerting authorities to securities law violations Read More

Whistleblower Awarded $51 Million After Reporting Illegal Kickbacks and Bribery

A whistleblower will collect $51 million after alerting authorities to a scheme of illegal kickbacks and bribes at Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a medical device company. In total, the company Read More

Latest SEC Whistleblower Award Goes to 3 People

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) continues to hand out large financial awards to whistleblowers under its program created by the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010. Any whistleblower tips that Read More

New Potential Whistleblower Protection Bill Moves Forward

U.S. Rep. Rod Blum of Iowa has created a new piece of potential legislation that would better protect federal employees who blow the whistle on wrongdoing within their agencies. This Read More

JP Morgan Ordered to Reinstate Whistleblower and Pay Awards

Federal labor officials have ordered JPMorgan Chase Bank to reinstate an employee who was the victim of wrongful termination after he raised some concerns about the firm’s repeated failure to Read More

OSHA Eases Up on Pleading Standards for Whistleblower Claims

Large employers could expect to see an even greater increase in whistleblower complaints after new guidance from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration relaxes some of the standards for investigators Read More

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