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Romano Law
The False Claims Act (FCA) prohibits knowingly submitting to the federal government a false or fraudulent claim for payment. When a person or entity defrauds...
Jackson Lewis
There are countless examples in recent news highlighting the potential for far-reaching consequences when wrongdoing goes unchecked, and when whistleblowers face unbridled public scrutiny.
Hall Benefits Law
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that whistleblowers need not prove that their employer acted with retaliatory intent to maintain their retaliation claims under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
In Murray v. UBS Securities, LLC, 601 U. S. ____, 2024 WL 478566 (2024), the United States Supreme Court (Sotomayor, J.) held that whistleblowers do not need to prove their employer acted...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
While most legal conferences may not be newsworthy, the American Bar Association's National Institute on White Collar Crime is an exception. Indeed, the federal government's...
Jenner & Block
Just over a month after Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the upcoming launch of the Department of Justice's whistleblower rewards program.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Just one day after Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco announced the U.S. Department of Justice's ("DOJ's" or "Department's") whistleblower pilot program...
Jenner & Block
Continuing to prioritize corporate criminal enforcement, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced two new steps it is taking to identify potential corporate misconduct and evaluate companies' compliance programs.
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
On April 15, 2024, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division launched a new pilot program to enable whistleblowers to avoid prosecution...
Jones Day
On April 15, 2024, the Department of Justice ("DOJ") Criminal Division announced a pilot program that will offer mandatory NPAs to individuals who provide original and actionable information about criminal conduct involving corporations ...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
On April 17, 2024, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled in Muldrow v. City of St. Louis that plaintiffs bringing discrimination claims under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964...
Diaz Trade Law
The False Claims Act (FCA) is a powerful federal anti-fraud law that incentivizes average people to expose fraud. The law attempts to reward whistleblowers and disincentivize committing fraud and can be used to expose customs fraud.
Hall Benefits Law
A California appeals court recently allowed a nurse educator's retaliation lawsuit against her former employer to go forward.
Mintz
Drawing on a carrot and stick approach, Department of Justice ("DOJ" or the "Department") guidance in 2023 focused heavily on incentivizing companies to voluntarily self-disclose their misconduct.
Venable LLP
On April 15, 2024, the Department of Justice (DOJ) criminal division announced a new pilot program designed to reward individuals with non-prosecution agreements (NPAs)...
Littler Mendelson
On April 17, 2024, the Oregon Court of Appeals recognized a government employee's whistleblower claim under state law against a city that employed him under an intergovernmental agreement with another city.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
On April 15, the Department of Justice (DOJ) publicly released a memorandum fleshing out its previously announced corporate whistleblower program, which is intended to induce individuals to report alleged criminal conduct...
Selendy Gay
On April 15, 2024, the Department of Justice's ("DOJ") Criminal Division announced a new Pilot Program on Voluntary Self-Disclosures for Individuals ("Pilot Program")...
WilmerHale
On April 15, 2024, the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced the Pilot Program on Voluntary Self-Disclosure for Individuals...
Jackson Lewis
On March 7, 2024, Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco ("DAG Monaco") gave the keynote address at the American Bar Association's 39th National Institute...
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