A former employee of Abbott Laboratoratories will collect $1 million from a $9 million settlement in a kickback case against the nation’s second-largest nursing home pharmacy, PharMerica Corp.
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The Financial Conduct Authority released new rules Tuesday for the UK banking and insurance sector to protect whistleblowers and encourage them to come forward.
There is ample evidence suggesting that retaliation against whistleblowers is common, even in countries with elaborate whistleblower protections.
Despite its tremendous potential to influence law and public policy, whistleblowing effectiveness has been less studied than whistleblower motivations and the consequences whistleblowers must often endure for speaking up.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled Tuesday that documents produced during an internal corporate investigation are protected by attorney client privilege and don't have to be disclosed to a whistleblower who alleged the company took kickbacks from subcontractors during the Iraq war.
NCR Corp. said last week it was "informed by the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission that it does not intend to recommend an enforcement action."
Yesterday FIFA’s ethics committee announced that Chuck Blazer, a cooperating witness in the DOJ’s massive FIFA-related corruption prosecution, has been banned from football for life. In announcing this development, many media outlets have described Blazer as a “FIFA whistleblower.”