Wall Street Whistleblowers

Corporate Attack on Internal Whistleblowers Rebutted

In an article published on June 22, 2017,  by Law360, Stephen M. Kohn, executive director of the National Whistleblower Center (NWC) and partner in the whistleblower rights law firm of Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto, revealed previously unknown information regarding the legislative history of the anti-retaliation language in the Dodd-Frank Act (Dodd-Frank).  A controversy exists regarding these provisions which has resulted in a split in the U.S. Courts of Appeal interpreting the scope of protected activity. 
Continue Reading NWC Statement Clarifies History Behind Dodd-Frank Anti-Retaliation Provisions

The National Whistleblower Center (NWC) intensified its campaign to save the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act.  The NWC’s action alert members have sent over 31,000 messages to Congress as of 3 pm (EST) today. If you have not yet acted, do so now!
Continue Reading NWC Intensifies Campaign to Protect Dodd-Frank Whistleblowers

Today, Congressman Elijah Cummings and Senator Tammy Baldwin introduced the Whistleblower Augmented Reward and Nonretaliation Act (WARN Act). The WARN Act provides vital reforms enabling whistleblowers to attain rewards and be protected for reporting violations of banking laws under the Financial Institutions Anti-Fraud Enforcement Act and the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.
Continue Reading Crucial Reforms Introduced to Protect Whistleblowers on Wall Street