Topic: whisteblower

False Claims Act Reaps Nearly $5 Billion for DOJ in 2012

“While everyone appears to be spending time on FCPA enforcement and compliance, companies need to spend more time in protecting themselves from the False Claim Act.” (Michael Volkov) The Department of Justice just announced that it recovered a record $4.9 billion from False Claims Act judgments and settlements in the 2012 fiscal year, and the… Read more »

SEC Whistleblower Rules: A Dodd-Frank Reading List

For your reference, here’s what leading law firms are telling us about the final Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions recently enacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): Small Business Securities Bulletin: SEC Adopts Rules Implementing the Whistleblower Provisions of Dodd-Frank (Ober|Kaler) “Consistent with Dodd-Frank and the proposed rules, the final rules provide that individuals who voluntarily… Read more »