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Entries in Whistleblower (173)

Tuesday
Jun282016

PwC: What every executive doing business in China needs to know

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.

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Monday
Jun132016

Huge whistleblower payout: SEC awards ‘company insider’ $17 million

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.

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Thursday
Jun092016

Genentech whistleblower awarded $10 million in FCA settlement

Image courtesy of GenentechA former Genentech product manager who alleged his company exaggerated the effectiveness of the drug Tarceva to treat lung cancer will collect more than $10 million as part of a False Claims Act settlement.

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Monday
May232016

SEC announces third whistleblower award this month, two individuals split $450,000

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded more than $450,000 jointly to two individuals Friday for a tip that led the SEC to open a corporate accounting investigation and for their help once the investigation was underway.

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Wednesday
May182016

Jordan A. Thomas: SEC whistleblower collects over $5 million, third biggest award ever

The SEC announced Tuesday that it would award between $5 million and $6 million to a whistleblower whose detailed information led the SEC to uncover securities violations which would have been “nearly impossible to detect” without the company insider’s help.

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Monday
May162016

SEC awards whistleblower $3.5 million after first denying claim

The Securities and Exchange Commission awarded a whistleblower more than $3.5 million Friday for producing evidence against his or her company during an ongoing investigation "that strengthened the SEC's case."

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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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