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Charity Commission Establishes New Whistleblowing Hotline
The Charity Commission has announced on its blog that it has established a whistleblowing hotline in response to recent criticism of how it has handled whistleblowers in the past.
13 Jun 2019
Reality Check: What Can Employers Learn From Recent News Stories?
TV bosses have had tough decisions to make in recent weeks as successful reality shows such as The Jeremy Kyle Show, Ex On The Beach and Love Island have come under scrutiny
12 Jun 2019
US Corporate Law News: SEC Proposes Amendments To Whistleblower Program
The proposed rules also include elements to improve the efficiency of the whistleblower claims review process and clarify the requirements for anti-retaliation protection under the whistleblower statute.
United States
23 Jul 2018
US Corporate Law News: Federal Court Rules That Testimony To FINRA Falls Outside Of Dodd-Frank Protection
On April 19, 2018, a New Jersey federal district court ruled that even though the SEC oversees testimony to FINRA, such testimony does not constitute protected activity for the purposes...
9 May 2018
US Corporate Law News: Federal Circuit Court Sets Review Standards In SEC Whistleblower Bounty Appeal
On March 20, 2018, a U.S. Circuit Court held that under the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010, the SEC may give monetary awards to whistleblowers (in the range of 10% to 30% of monetary penalties...
13 Apr 2018
US Corporate Law News: SEC Announces Its Largest Whistleblower Awards To Date
On March 19, 2018, the SEC announced its highest-ever Dodd-Frank whistleblower awards, with two whistleblowers splitting a nearly $50 million award ...
United States
6 Apr 2018
US Corporate Law News: US Supreme Court Narrows Whistleblower Definition Under Dodd-Frank Act
US Supreme Court Narrows Whistleblower Definition Under Dodd-Frank Act
United States
7 Mar 2018
US Corporate Law Weekly News: Supreme Court To Resolve Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Split
On June 26th, the United States Supreme Court granted certiorari to hearing an appeal requiring it to determine when a corporate insider becomes a whistleblower protected by Dodd-Frank Act's...
18 Sep 2017
SEC Issues Reduced Whistleblower Award Because Of Culpability And Delay In Reporting
Whistleblowers who are culpable and unreasonably delay reporting wrongdoing may see their whistleblower awards reduced, following a recent SEC order.
United States
4 Sep 2017
August 22 Corporate News Update: SEC Imposes Fines For Restricting Whistleblower Payments To Former Employees, And Delaware Limits Appraisal Rights And Has Its Unclaimed Property Audit Procedures Challenged In Federal Court
This week's corporate news roundup includes an overview of new restrictions on stockholder appraisal rights under the Delaware General Corporation Law...
31 Aug 2016
Dismissing For Poor Performance When The Employee Has Raised 'Whistleblowing' Concerns
The case of Royal Mail Group Limited -v- Ms K Jhuti concerned a scenario that might be unnervingly familiar to many. Ms Jhuti was a new employee who was discontented about the allocation of accounts to her.
21 Jul 2016
July 8, 2016 Corporate News Update: Delaware Court Addresses LLC Delegation Authority, SEC Announces 2nd Largest Whistleblower Award And TSCA Amended
In June 2016, the SEC announced that it had made its second largest whistleblower award in its whistleblower program's five-year history.
United States
11 Jul 2016
Charity Employees Can Report Concerns About Wrongdoing Directly To The Charity Commission
The Charity Commission has published guidance to confirm that charity employees can report concerns about certain categories of serious wrongdoing at their charity to the Commission via a dedicated whistleblowing email address.
2 Dec 2015
Family Office: A Brief Guide To Employing Staff
Engaging staff for the first time can seem daunting. This guide highlights the main points that you need to take into account.
28 Aug 2015
An Overhaul For Whistle-Blowing Law
A discussion on the current law and expected changes to the legislation relating to whistleblowing.
15 May 2013
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