Anheuser-Busch InBev paid $6 million Wednesday to settle charges that it violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and impeded a whistleblower who reported the misconduct.
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The SEC Tuesday awarded a whistleblower more than $4 million for original information that alerted the agency to a fraud.
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is asking for public comments about proposed amendments to the agency's whistleblower rules.
The SEC awarded more than $22 million Tuesday to a whistleblower whose "detailed tip and extensive assistance" helped stop a well-hidden fraud at the company where the whistleblower worked.
Health Net Inc. paid a $340,000 penalty Tuesday to the SEC for illegally using severance agreements that required outgoing employees to waive their ability to obtain monetary awards from the SEC’s whistleblower program.
David J. Marshall: SEC breaks new ground, bans employer-imposed waiver of right to whistleblower award
The Securities and Exchange Commission sent a strong message to employers nationwide last week when it issued a cease-and-desist order against a company that required departing employees, as a condition of receiving severance, to sign an agreement waiving their right to any award from the SEC Whistleblower Program for reporting securities law violations.
The Securities and Exchange Commission Wednesday said an Atlanta-based building products distributor violated securities laws by using severance agreements that required departing employees to waive their rights to recover money from any whistleblower claims they filed with the SEC or other federal agencies.
A former saleswoman for medical device maker Acclarent was awarded $3.5 million as her share of an $18 million settlement of a whistleblower suit alleging false marketing claims.
France is the latest nation to join the anti-corruption fray, working to finalize a new law to fight corruption, foster transparency and modernize economic activity.
China has historically been considered a high risk location for multi-national companies. An analysis of publicly available information determined that in the past five years alone, there have been 29 actions by U.S. enforcement agencies alleging FCPA violations involving China.
The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded $17 million to a whistleblower Thursday, the second biggest payment since its whistleblower program began nearly five years ago.