Will 2014 be the ‘Year of the Whistleblower?’

The year has gotten off to a slow start, but regulators have hinted that big whistleblowing news could be coming soon

The Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions have been in effect since 2011, but the program only started to gain significant traction at the end of 2013, when the first large award was given out. Since then, whistleblower activity has dropped a bit, but, according to the experts at The Wall Street Journal, this may just be the calm before the storm.

The WSJ identifies five factors that could lead to a surge in whistleblower news this year.  They are:

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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