Whistleblower Law Blog

Body Armor Company Executive Misconduct demonstrates real need for whistleblower oversight

September 17, 2010
One of the chief motivations behind the strengthening of Sarbanes-Oxley whistleblower protections in the Dodd-Frank Act was to address the rampant financial misconduct by corporate executives that played a large part in causing and sustaining the current financial crisis. One of the ways the act aims to do this is by increasing...

Dodd-Frank Act enhances whistleblower rewards and protections

August 6, 2010
With the adoption of the Dodd-Frank Act, financial whistleblowers gained additional incentives and protections through an amendment to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.  Under Dodd-Frank’s Section 922, whistleblowers are now eligible for rewards between 10% and 30% of monetary sanctions exceeding $1,000,000 provided...