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Celebrating Three Courageous Whistleblowers Who Were Victorious Against Halliburton, Enron, Countrywide

Whistleblowers, such as the anonymous informant in the Enron case, are often pushed to suppress their information by executives eager to avoid liability.Image source: Wikimedia Commons Serving as a whistleblower in a case involving government, securities, commodities, or tax fraud takes perseverance, courage, and patience. Many of these cases take years to resolve [...]

By | 2018-03-25T14:09:11+00:00 April 11th, 2014|False Claims Act Legal News|

The Dodd-Frank Act and FCPA Whistleblowers

The federal government uses the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) as a means to prosecute and punish those individuals who violate securities laws or bribe foreign officials. For instance, when someone bribes a foreign government to expand business abroad, falsifies financial records or disregards internal control guidelines under securities laws, they can be prosecuted under [...]

By | 2018-06-14T11:12:42+00:00 July 3rd, 2013|SEC Fraud|