Whistleblowers: Incentives, Disincentives, and Protection Strategies
Copyright © 2012 Frederick D. Lipman. All rights reserved.
Author(s): Frederick D. Lipman
Published Online: 9 MAR 2012 10:42AM EST
Print ISBN: 9781118094037
Online ISBN: 9781118386545
About this Book
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Solid guidance for managing whistleblower policies in light of the new Dodd-Frank Act provisions
In July 2010, President Obama signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act that greatly expanded whistleblower bounties in connection with violations of federal securities laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Discussing business protection strategies and best practices in dealing with whistleblowers, Whistleblowers will appeal to board members, executives, corporate compliance personnel, attorneys for whistleblowers and defense attorneys, as well as potential employee whistleblowers.
- Case studies of GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and other high profile whistleblower incidences
- Examines new Dodd-Frank incentives to whistleblowers
- Recommends best practices for corporations in light of new whistleblowing incentives
- Explores other federal and state statutory incentives to whistleblowing
Timely and comprehensive, Whistleblowers emphasizes the disincentives to whistleblowing, reviewing the academic studies of whistleblowers with the idea of developing best practices in working with whistleblowers.