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Jones Day
Companies should consider review of their compliance programs and procedures for addressing internal complaints or tips of potential misconduct.
Mayer Brown
On October 8, 2020, the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed the dismissal of a securities fraud class action suit against San Diego-based BofI Holding, Inc., now known as Axos Bank.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
In order to provide an overview for busy in-house counsel and compliance professionals, we summarize below some of the most important international anti-corruption developments from the past month, with links to primary resources.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
On October 8, 2020, the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit reversed the dismissal of a putative securities class action asserting claims under Sections 10(b) and 20(a)...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On September 30, 2020, the SEC's Office of the Whistleblower announced multi-million dollar awards to two whistleblowers who provided the SEC with information that assisted the agency...
Proskauer Rose LLP
On September 23, 2020, by a vote of 3 to 2, the SEC announced the adoption of a final rule implementing several changes to its whistleblower program, citing the need to "provide greater clarity to whistleblowers ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Amid a bevy of legislation crossing the Governor's desk directly relating to the ongoing public health crisis, Governor Newsom approved AB 1947 with little public fanfare...
Fenwick & West LLP
In a three-to-two vote, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission adopted a final rule amending its whistleblower program, which pays monetary awards to individuals who voluntarily...
Seyfarth Shaw LLP
Insurance fraud - whether in the auto, workers' compensation, or health insurance arenas - is an enormous and costly national problem.
Mayer Brown
In a press release on September 23, 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission"), in a split 3-2 vote, amended its whistleblower program in an effort to further encourage
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
On Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission approved—on a 3-2 vote—amendments to its whistleblower program.
Foley Hoag LLP
On September 23, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), in a 3-2 vote, approved several significant amendments to, and interpretive guidance on, the rules governing its...
Littler Mendelson
With a vote split down party lines, on September 23, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) approved several amendments to rules governing its Whistleblower Program.
Cooley LLP
On Wednesday, the SEC voted (by a vote of three to two) to adopt amendments to the rules related to its whistleblower program.
Proskauer Rose LLP
On September 14, 2020, the SEC announced payment of more than $10 million to a whistleblower who provided original information to the SEC that led to a successful enforcement action.
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Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
On October 23, 2019, the European Union passed a Directive designed to protect citizens who report violations of law, i.e., whistleblowers.
Mayer Brown
This policy paper outlines three general recommendations for the G20 and covers a number of specific policy actions and considerations for each such recommendation.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
In order to be truly successful at preventing fraud, whistleblower protections must cover disclosures permitted under international anti-corruption conventions ...
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
Part III: Tailored free speech and evidentiary standards should be explicitly incorporated into whistleblower legislation to ensure that whistleblowers are not chilled from making vital disclosures.
Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto, LLP
As explored in Part I of this series, whistleblower laws around the world are nonexistent or largely inadequate and focus primarily on post-retaliation remedies, which often cannot truly make a whistleblower whole ...
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