Monthly Roundup -- November 2014
Here is our look-back at the key whistleblower and fraud developments we have written about over the past month:
FEATURED POSTS AND COMMENTARY
This month’s featured posts and commentary included: DOJ Reports Continued Surge in False Claims Act Recoveries Prompted by Whistleblowers (here); SEC Releases Whistleblower Report for 2014: The Best Year Yet (here); Fifth Circuit Rules Disclosing Identity of Whistleblower Illegal Whistleblower Retaliation Under SOX (here); DOJ Declares Record Year for Fraud Recoveries with a Notable Nod to Whistleblowers (here); Part Two of Our Interview with Robert MacLean, U.S. Air Marshal Whistleblower (here); JPMorgan Whistleblower Breaks Eight-Year Silence on Massive Securities Fraud (here); Part One of Our Interview with Robert MacLean, Whistleblower and Former U.S. Air Marshal (here); Protecting Public Health Service Whistleblowers – Another Lesson from the Ebola Scare (here); Bio-Rad Pays Big for International Bribery Scheme (here); California Court Follows More Expansive Take on Who Can Be an SEC Whistleblower (here).
DOJ CATCH OF THE WEEK
DOJ Fraud Settlements
The DOJ settled False Claims Act and other fraud allegations with ConvergEx, Sevenson Environmental, Seiki Co., CareAll Management, Biotronik, Bio-Rad, Hyundai and Kia, among others. Many of these matters were initiated by whistleblowers under the qui tam provisions of the False Claims Act. Click here.