Whistleblowers: Incentives, Disincentives, and Protection Strategies



By Frederick D. Lipman 





A timely and much-needed resource guiding businesses in managing their whistleblower policies in light of the new Dodd-Frank Act provisions, this book shines a light on a topic that, until now, has been the pink elephant in the corporate boardroom. Critically examining current deterrents to whistleblowing, author Frank Lipman provides best practices for working with whistleblowers.

Highlights of this book include: 


Case studies of GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and other high profile whistleblower incidences

Examines new Dodd-Frank incentives to whistleblowers

Recommends best practices for corporations in light of new whistleblowing incentives

Explores other federal and state statutory incentives to whistleblowing


Product Details:
Copyright 2012
ISBN 978-1-118-09403-7
Hardcover, 272 pages
John Wiley & Sons 

Table of Contents:


Chapter 1: The Dramatic Expansion of Whistleblower Awards under Dodd-Frank

Chapter 2: The Remarkable Story of Cheryl Eckard and the $96 Million Bounty under the False Claims Act

Chapter 3: The Pfizer Whistleblowers Who Collected Over $100 Million under the False Claims Act

Chapter 4: Disincentives to Internal Whistleblowers

Chapter 5: Women as Whistleblowers: Factors Motivating Public Whistleblowing

Chapter 6: Why Should Organizations Adopt a Robust Whistleblower System?

Chapter 7: Establishing a Robust Whistleblower System

Chapter 8: The False Claims Act: Qui Tam Cases

Chapter 9: IRS Whistleblowers

Chapter 10: Other Statutory Incentives and Protections for Whistleblowers

Chapter 11: A Step-by-Step Guide to SEC Whistleblowers Awards under Dodd-Frank