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Podcast: The Whistleblower’s Dilemma

Podcast: The Whistleblower’s Dilemma

Podcast
The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics has posted a podcast titled “Paul Fiorell on Snitches Get Stitches: Our Feelings About Whistleblowers.”

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Ex-Akin Partner Guilty of Trying to Sell Secret U.S. Whistleblower Lawsuits

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As a former employee of the Justice Department, Jeffrey Wertkin had access to lawsuits filed by whistleblowers against companies on the government’s behalf to recover taxpayer funds paid out based on fraudulent claims.

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SEC Hires General Counsel From Company Under Investigation

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The state attorney general has been investigating TIAA’s mutual fund and annuity sales practices following a whistleblower complaint filed by TIAA with the SEC, according to The Global Legal Post.

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Lawyer Admonished for Helping Client Leak GE Docs to Media

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A prominent attorney to whistle-blowers was admonished by a Washington disciplinary panel for helping a fired General Electric in-house attorney leak damaging information about GE to law enforcement officials and journalists, according to a Bloomberg Law report.

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On-Demand: Recent Developments in Employee Whistleblower Litigation

On-Demand
Jackson Lewis has posted an on-demand webinar exploring recent developments and important decisions in whistleblower litigation under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act and the Dodd-Frank Act.

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Managing Legal Risks and Cultural Issues in Cross-Border and Whistleblower Investigations

Managing Legal Risks and Cultural Issues in Cross-Border and Whistleblower Investigations

Event, July 26, 2017, 12 p.m. EDT
AltaClaro will present a complimentary webinar focusing on managing legal and cultural risks in cross-border investigations. The event will be Wednesday, July 26, 2017, beginning at noon Eastern time.

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Bio-Rad to Pony Up $3.5m in Legal Fees for Ex-GC/Whistleblower

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Bio-Rad Laboratories has agreed to pay $3.5 million in legal fees for the team that represented former general counsel Sanford Wadler during a whistleblower retaliation lawsuit Wadler brought against his former employer, reports MassDevice.com. The use of privileged materials played a part in the litigation.

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Katz, Marshall & Banks Partner Co-Authors Whistleblower Law Practitioners Guide

Katz, Marshall & Banks Partner Co-Authors Whistleblower Law Practitioners Guide

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Lisa J. Banks of Katz, Marshall & Banks and Jason Schwartz of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher are co-authors of “Whistleblower Law: A Practitioner’s Guide,” which covers whistleblower law and issues facing practitioners from both sides of the whistleblower bar.

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CFTC Issues $10M Whistleblower Award

CFTC Issues $10M Whistleblower Award

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Awards like this one show whistleblowers that blowing the whistle is worth the risk, and will go a long way toward solidifying the CFTC Whistleblower Program,” said Lisa J. Banks a partner in Katz, Marshall & Banks.

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