from such retaliation enables corruption to be exposed, while also enhancing openness and accountability in government and corporate workplaces.
The IRS has argued in court documents that because the whistleblower
law deals only with tax matters, for the purpose of calculating rewards, the amount available to be shared, known as collected proceeds, only refers to taxes it would have foregone without a whistleblowers
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) to whistleblowers
under Dodd-Frank have exceeded $100 million, with $57 million given in fiscal year 2016.
from different countries rarely get a chance to talk to each other or to journalists, to share experiences, receive support, and possibly come up with solutions.
Since launching the program, the agency has awarded nearly $111 million to 34 eligible whistleblowers
Furthermore, he says there is insufficient understanding of the process regarding retaliation against whistleblowers
19) The SOX protection encompasses internal whistleblowers
and does not require these whistleblowers
to report violations to the SEC.
1) I began the research for my book thinking I wanted to know why whistleblowers
do it, what makes them different from the rest of us?
Laws protecting whistleblowers
will not combat corruption, as Nicolaou seems to believe, when the authorities do not have resolve to do anything about it.
As trusted advisors, CPAs may be asked to provide advice to potential whistleblowers
While examples of rich bounties paid to appraisers may inspire the imaginations of would-be whistleblowers
, it's worth noting that the whistleblower
trail is difficult to follow, painful and lonesome, and most often ends without a bounty.
Federal courts are split on whether the Dodd-Frank anti-retaliation provisions apply to whistleblowers
who only report internally and not to the SEC.