The conventional wisdom lately has been that we live in a Golden Era for whistleblowers. We've seen some huge rewards handed out.
Companies might find that they can reduce the number of whistleblowers seeking huge payout by running solid internal reporting programs.
If you were to wander down to your marketing department, you'd find many people wax on about how effective a simple calendar is from a brand and awareness perspective.
In some ways, we're living in Golden Era of whistleblowing, a bane to corporate executive and an increasingly strong temptation to employees thinking about rolling the dice. While the biggest...
Business Controls. has won a business methods patent for its procedure of preserving whistleblowers anonymity.
The Ethics Resource Center has released it's "Retaliation: When Whistleblowers Become Victims," report.
The SEC hit a regulatory milestone in August when it announced that it had delivered the first payment under the Dodd-Frank whistleblower program, paying nearly $50,000 to a person who provided information that led to the conviction of an investment fraud.
When thinking of the term moral hazard, people tend to think about the harm that occurs when bankers feel there are no consequences to their actions, given that the government will not allow their banks to fail.
Whistleblowers may be required to report violations internally, before going to the government.
When the discussion turns to compliance, we often hear a variation on the following: All those GRC programs implemented at tremendous cost will not mean a thing if the company doesn't work hard to instill a culture of compliance and ethics.