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Entries in Whistleblower (167)

Tuesday
Apr192016

Eric Carlson: Chinese Government Releases New Judicial Interpretation on Bribery and Corruption

Yesterday, China’s two main judicial agencies released a joint judicial interpretation on bribery, corruption, and misappropriation of official funds.

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Tuesday
Apr122016

Jackpot: CFTC awards whistleblower more than $10 Million

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission awarded more than $10 million to a whistleblower last week who provided key original information that led to a successful CFTC enforcement action.

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Friday
Mar182016

Marshall and Filoromo: No SEC whistleblower awards yet for FCPA tips, but big incentives are there

Since the inception of the SEC Whistleblower Program, the agency has paid $57 million in awards to 26 whistleblowers. From the information released by the SEC Office of the Whistleblower, however, none of these awards was based on information about FCPA violations.

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Tuesday
Mar152016

SEC awards whistleblower $1.8 million

The SEC said last week it paid almost $2 million to three whistleblowers. The biggest award -- about $1.8 million -- went to one of the whistleblowers.

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Thursday
Mar102016

Whistleblower awarded $7 million when cancer care provider settles false claims case

The biggest doctor-led cancer care provider in the United States and a Florida subsidiary paid $34.7 million Tuesday to resolve whistleblower allegations they performed and billed for procedures that weren't medically necessary.

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Friday
Jan222016

SEC awards whistleblower $700,000, denies money to three others

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission released an Order Determining Whistleblower Award Claim for more than $700,000 to one person, but denying an award to three other claimants for the same matter.

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Friday
Jan152016

I get it. We've got to have anonymous hotlines

I want to thank those who contributed comments to my post, "Hotlines inhibit honest feedback, and other reasons people clam up." The ideas in the post, as I shared, run counter to the conventional wisdom of why organizations deploy anonymous hotlines, and their value.

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Thursday
Jan072016

Jordan A. Thomas: Welcome to the whistleblower revolution

Secrets. We all have them. It’s human nature to keep them. But given recent enforcement actions initiated by whistleblowers, one thing is clear: a good secret has a high price tag.

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Wednesday
Dec302015

Furniture maker collects $3.5 million from competitor for import duties settlement

An Indiana-based furniture company that filed a federal whistleblower lawsuit against a competitor for evading U.S. import duties on deliveries from China will collect $2.25 million as part of a settlement.

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Monday
Dec282015

Brian Mahany: Hey, our snouts are real heroes

Great lawyer and friend Martin Kenney recently published a post on the FCPA Blog asking a question that makes some folks uncomfortable. Should we pay whistleblowers for their information?

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