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US Department of Justice encourages whistleblowers to come forward under US False Claims Act

USA - November 10 2014 The US Department of Justice announced a USD 23 million settlement on 13 October 2014 with the Boeing Company. Boeing allegedly submitted false...

Rick van ‘t Hullenaar, Roan Lamp, Marnix Somsen, Richard van Staden ten Brink, Patrick Ploeger.


Settlements in brief Barclays gets two fines in one day for compliance failures

United Kingdom, USA - October 13 2014 Cases involving enforcement action by US and UK authorities are settled regularly, and we often consider these settlements as setting precedents...

Roan Lamp, Marnix Somsen, Patrick Ploeger.


SEC sends strong message by awarding USD 30 million to overseas whistleblower

USA - October 13 2014 A recent SEC announcement shows the continuing rewarding of whistleblowing in the US. The SEC announced on 22 September 2014 an expected award of...

Rick van ‘t Hullenaar, Roan Lamp, Marnix Somsen, Richard van Staden ten Brink, Patrick Ploeger.


SEC brings charges for retaliation against whistleblower for the first time

Netherlands - July 9 2014 The Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) filed its first anti-retaliation case against a New York-based hedge fund advisory firm. While the SEC...

Patrick Ploeger.


US anti-corruption laws extend to employees of ‘instrumentalities of a foreign government’

Haiti, USA - July 9 2014 The US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit confirmed an extended scope of the FCPA prohibition on corrupt payments made to foreign officials in...

Roan Lamp, Marnix Somsen, Patrick Ploeger.