Two doctors who alleged in a lawsuit filed under the False Claims Act that another doctor at a Florida not-for-profit hospital was performing unnecessary cardiac procedures and studies were awarded $2.7 million Wednesday as part of a $12 million settlement.
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The Securities and Exchange Commission Monday awarded a whistleblower about $3.5 million for original information that led to a successful enforcement action. Two other whistleblowers had their claims denied, and one of them appealed the decision.
After a lengthy legislative process between the National Assembly and the Senate, Sapin II, the French anti-corruption law focused on transparency and modernization of economic activity, was passed, in its final form, by the National Assembly on November 8, with a majority vote of 308 to 171.
New anti-corruption legislation adopted Tuesday by France allows companies to enter into negotiated settlements with magistrates.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has warned investment advisers and broker-dealers to comply with the Dodd-Frank whistleblower-protection rule.
Spain is in the grip of a massive corruption scandal. A trial began this month in which some of the highest-ranking former lawmakers and officials of the ruling Popular Party (PP) are facing .
Hospital chain Tenet Healthcare Corporation and two Atlanta-area subsidiaries will pay over $513 million to resolve criminal charges and civil claims for a scheme to defraud the United States and to pay kickbacks in exchange for patient referrals.
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.
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.