Whistleblowers: Incentives, Disincentives, and Protection Strategies

Whistleblowers: Incentives, Disincentives, and Protection Strategies

by Frederick D. Lipman
     
 

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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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118094037
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/06/2011
Series:
Wiley Corporate F&A Series, #575
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Frederick D. Lipman is a partner with the international law firm of Blank Rome LLP and is also the president of the Association of Audit Committee Members, Inc. He has more than fifty years of experience in the areas of corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and IPOs. He has appeared on CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg, and Chinese television as a national commentator on business topics and has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, USA Today, Forbes, and other business publications.

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