February 6, 2023

Volume XIII, Number 37

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Top 10 Whistleblowing and Retaliation Events of 2021

2021 was another blockbuster year in the whistleblowing and retaliation arena. With over $1 billion in whistleblower bounties issued by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Office of the Whistleblower and impactful decisions, this year has revealed that whistleblower disputes and issues are here to stay and employers have a continued need to prevent retaliation and modernize and enhance their compliance programs before fraud or other unlawful conduct matures.

Please join Proskauer attorneys Steven Pearlman and Pinchos (Pinny) Goldberg for a CLE webinar discussing the top 10 whistleblowing and retaliation events of the past year and how these events will have an impact reaching into 2022 and beyond.

In addition to taking a deep dive into the importance of these ten events, Steve and Pinny will also discuss:

  • Important legislative advancements expanding protections to whistleblowers; 

  • How the courts continue to grapple with parameters of the protections afforded by the whistleblower provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley, Dodd-Frank and False Claims Acts;

  • Methods of minimizing the risk of retaliation against whistleblowers; and

  • Looking ahead: What’s next?