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Alberta Securities Commission implements whistleblower program
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Canada
  • November 26 2018

On November 20, 2018, the Alberta Securities Commission (ASC) announced the creation of its Whistleblower Program and the Office of the Whistleblower

Record High Awards and Supreme Court Decision Further Incent Potential Whistleblowers to Report Conduct to the SEC
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA, Ireland
  • June 19 2018

On March 19, 2018, the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) announced its highest ever Dodd-Frank Act (“DFA”) bounty awards to three

Blowing The Whistle Proves a Safe Bet: SEC Announces First Award Under Dodd-Frank Safe Harbor Provision
  • Vinson & Elkins LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

On April 5, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC” or “Commission”) announced the first monetary award under the Dodd-Frank safe harbor

Supreme Court's Upcoming Whistleblower Decision May Dramatically Impact Compliance Programs
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 15 2017

On November 28, 2017, the United States Supreme Court heard oral argument on whether whistleblowers are entitled to protection from retaliation under

Large Whistleblower Award to Non U.S. Person- Lessons for Anti-Corruption Compliance Programs
  • Pillsbury
  • USA
  • December 13 2017

On December 5, 2017 the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) awarded more than $4.1 million to a whistleblower for alerting the SEC to a

Credit for Cooperation: The Alberta Securities Commission Sets Out Parameters for Cooperation
  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
  • Canada
  • December 7 2017

The Alberta Securities Commission (the “ASC”) recently released the Credit For Exemplary Cooperation in Enforcement Matters policy (the “ASC Policy”)

False Claims Act Watch: California Federal Judge Dismisses DOJ Complaint Alleging Medicare Advantage Fraud
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • USA
  • October 9 2017

On October 5, the U.S. Department of Justice suffered a setback when a California federal judge dismissed its complaint under the civil False Claims

Changes to the CNIL’s blanket authorization for whistleblowing in France
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • France
  • September 4 2017

By a decision of June 2017, the CNIL has modified its blanket authorization for whistleblowing with a view to adapting it to recent changes introduced

Potential Obstacle To Effective Internal Compliance Reporting System? The False Claims Act
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • August 14 2017

Yes, you read the title of this post correctly. Under the False Claims Act, a whistleblower is not required to report compliance concerns internally

Report 528 - The Findings of ASIC's Surveillance Program on Responsible Entities
  • K&L Gates
  • USA, Australia
  • June 29 2017

Earlier this month, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) released its findings from its 2016 surveillance program covering