Five Tips for Measuring Compliance Success
The volume of calls to the whistleblower hotline merely scratches the surface when it comes to gauging how successful a compliance program is.
Whistleblower Complaints Lead to Stiffer Penalties
The tradeoff? Whistleblower involvement contributes significantly to longer total duration of an enforcement action, by an average of almost 10 months.
SEC to Award $30M to Whistleblower
The award will be the largest made by the SEC, although the whistleblower claimed that it was below the average percentage amount others got.
The Whistleblower’s Trilemma
Revealing company fraud or misconduct to regulators first is not always the best choice — if an employee chooses to blow the whistle at all.
Supreme Court Expands Scope of SOX Whistleblower Rule
Employees of contractors and subcontractors to public companies are now protected against retaliation.
SEC Goes to Bat for Whistleblowers
The Securities and Exchange Commission says whistleblowers who report internally are protected against employee retaliation.
No More Mr. Nice Guys: SEC Sharpens Talons for 2014
Don't be complacent. The recent trough in the SEC's enforcement of financial-reporting regulations will turn around this year.
CFO: Most Dangerous Job in Corporate America
Under expanding regulatory authority, the SEC is charging CFOs with securities-law violations even where they had no knowledge of the prohibited activities.
Will Latest Whistleblower Get a Nuclear Reaction?
Fudging financials, the type of wrongdoing commonly exposed by company employees, is bad enough. But in this case, millions of lives could potentially be at risk.
Employees More Loose-Lipped About Fraud
A recent study suggests employees are more willing to blab about fraud-related incidents to internal hotlines, even though new whistle-blower rules may encourage them to turn to regulators first.