Experts See Impact of SEC Whistleblower Provisions
The whistleblower provisions in the Dodd-Frank Act raise a host of new questions for business leaders.
- Will government rewards for blowing the whistle ruin employee motivation to report misconduct to their employer?
- How can companies encourage employees to report misconduct internally?
- Will hotlines still be enough?
On May 25, 2011, the SEC adopted the final Whistleblower Rules that will go into effect August 12, 2011. To help you understand the new provisions, ERC put together a collection of articles to help your organization.
New path for whistleblowers
OpEd by ERC Chairman Michael Oxley and ERC President Patricia J. Harned, Politico, August 12, 2011
SEC Whistleblower Office: Open Friday, WSJ Blogs, August 11, 2011
Video Series: Dow Jones reporter Suzanne Barlyn discusses three areas of concern with Gary Aguirre, a San Diego-based lawyer and former whistleblower, August 8, 2011
Whistleblowing: Taking the Risk
Whistleblowing: Keeping Misconduct A Secret
Whistleblowing: When Companies Investigate Themselves
United Breaks Guitars: Lesson Learned for Companies and Whistleblowers, FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog, August 8, 2011
Tip Sheet: Whistleblower Provision of Dodd-Frank, Corporate Compliance Insights, August 5, 2011
SEC Adopts Final Rules Establishing Whistleblower Program, A Closer Look Series, PwC, July 2011
As Business Takes Aim at Dodd-Frank, Battle Shifts to Courts, Wall Street Journal, July 29, 2011
SEC whistleblowers will protect investors and earn their awards, Law.com, July 28, 2011
New US Whistleblower Rules A to Z, Corporate Executive Board, July 28, 2011
Dodd-Frank: Final Whistleblower Provisions Take Effect August 12th Is Your Company Ready?, Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, July 28, 2011
The latest roundup on the Dodd-Frank Act from leading lawyers and law firms on JD Supra, Corporate Law Report
Blowing the Whistle on Workplace Misconduct
ERC continuously works to understand workplace behavior, to identify how employees react when they see others break the rules. In this report, ERC summarizes several years of research on whistleblowers, their motivations, and their actions. Blowing the Whistle on Workplace Misconduct also examines the corporate strategies that promote internal reporting when employees observe wrongdoing.
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