Home -> Law Blog Directory -> Qui Tam Blogs -> False Claims Act - Qui Tam

OR PHONE (866) 635-1838 for Bankruptcy Help, (866) 635-6190 for Divorce,
(866) 635-2689 for Personal Injury or (866) 635-9402 for Criminal Defense

Find a Local Lawyer

Bankruptcy (866) 635-1838
Divorce (866) 635-6190
Personal Injury (866) 635-2689
Criminal Defense (866) 635-9402


Qui Tam

: False Claims Act - Qui Tam

SEC resists attempts to weaken new whistleblower program

By Phillips & Cohen LLP

The final rules for the Securities and Exchange Commission's whistleblower reward program contain provisions that will protect and encourage those who report fraud.

Erika Kelton of Phillips and Cohen told the New York Times that employees almost always report their concerns about misconduct and fraud to managers and supervisors first. "It has only been after they have been retaliated against for doing so that they have come to us.?

Ms. Kelton noted that the SEC resisted intense pressure from corporate interest groups to weaken the rules. "By establishing incentives for people to report fraud concerns internally before going to the SEC -- but not making such reporting mandatory -- the SEC has struck a balance that still will encourage whistleblowers."

Full post as published by False Claims Act - Qui Tam on May 26, 2011 (boomark / email).

Bloggers, promote your law blog by nominating your blog for inclusion in's Law Blog Directory and RSS Reader. Benefits described.
Related Law Blog Posts
Search Blog Directory:

Search Blog Directory:

Lawsuits and Settlements

Related Searches

US Law
#1 Online Legal Resource

Your Blog Subscriptions
Subscribe to blogs

10,000+ Law Job Listings
Lawyer . Police . Paralegal . Etc
Earn a law-related degree
Are you the author of this blog? Adding to your Blogroll increases relevance. You qualify to display a USLaw Network badge.
Suggest changes to this blog's description or nominate another for inclusion. Register for updates.

Practice Area
Zip Code:

Contact a Lawyer Now!

0.7336 secs (new cache)