Whistleblower Ruling Adds a Risk for Companies

February 23, 2018

Wall Street Journal| Those already with good processes in place have little reason for concern, said Patricia Harned, chief executive officer of the Ethics & Compliance Initiative, a group that conducts research and helps organizations develop compliance programs.

Potential whistleblowers tend not to think about their legal rights until they consider turning to the government, she said, noting ECI research shows the vast majority of people who report wrongdoing do so within their firm.