Scholar argues that private lawyers’ involvement in whistleblower programs poses efficiency, fairness, and accountability concerns.
Scholar claims that the SEC’s 2022 whistleblower report to Congress was the least transparent in history.
Scholar advocates strengthening whistleblower protections to combat corruption.
Whistleblowing incentives are crucial to agency enforcement.
GAO report recommends a faster claims process and protection against employer retaliation.
Financial regulators in the U.S. and U.K. receive a growing number of alerts from whistleblowers.