How to Manage Cyber-Whistleblower Risk
Companies should pay specific attention to risks arising from the increasingly common whistleblower complaints regarding data breaches and cybersecurity.
Supreme Court Whistleblower Ruling: Analysis
The decision likely won't have a substantial effect on companies, as significant protections for whistleblowers remain in place.
High Court Limits Scope of Whistleblower Law
The justices find the anti-retaliation provisions of Dodd-Frank apply only to employees who complain of misconduct to the SEC.
Fraudsters Fare Worse When Whistles Blow
When whistleblowers are involved in enforcement actions, perpetrators can expect greater financial sanctions and longer prison sentences, a study finds.
Two CFOs Tell a Tale of Fraud at HealthSouth
Years after going to prison, disgraced CFOs try to make something good come from their crimes by telling finance executives how they went wrong.
Treasurer Charged with Hedge Accounting Violations
A Seattle bank and its treasurer settled charges involving improper hedge accounting; the bank was also accused of impeding whistleblowers.
First Penalty for Retaliation vs. Internal-only Whistleblower
SandRidge Energy fired an employee who raised concerns over the company's calculation of its reserves, the SEC charged.
NeuStar Agrees to Pay $180,000 Whistleblower Penalty
The Virginia-based company settled allegations stemming from non-disparagement clauses that impeded employees from communicating with the SEC.
Casino-Gaming Company Hit with Whistleblower Penalty
International Game Technology is accused of firing an employee for reporting possible distortions in the company's financial statements.
AB InBev Fined $6M in India Bribery Case
The SEC says the brewer's Indian unit used third-party sales promoters to make improper payments to government officials.
Suit Against Oracle Spotlights Cloud Accounting
The whistleblower lawsuit by a former senior finance manager marks the latest criticism of how technology vendors are reporting cloud-related revenues.