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Members of Congress, Agency Leaders and Whistleblowers Come Together to Honor Whistleblowers

Strong bipartisan support for whistleblowers was evident at yesterday’s National Whistleblower Day Celebration. The event was hosted by the National Whistleblower Center, the nation’s leading whistleblower advocacy group, who brought together Members of Congress and the Executive Office to honor whistleblowers and to discuss the work that needs to be done to ensure whistleblowers are adequately incentivized and protected.

Clarifying Anti-Retaliation Protections Under Dodd-Frank

What protections are available under the Dodd-Frank Act’s (DFA) whistleblower law if an employee reports securities fraud within the company? Although it may seem logical to protect employees who report violations to their supervisors or compliance departments, the U.S. courts are deeply divided on this issue. Courts have pointed to two separate definitions of a “whistleblower” in the DFA to justify their differing positions. However, a more careful review of the history of the DFA should resolve this prolonged dispute.

Steve Kohn Appears on CNN Tonight

KKC Partner Appears on CNN Tonight with Don Lemon discussing Former FBI Director James Comey's leaks relating to his conversations with President Trump.

There’s no indication Comey violated the law. Trump may be about to.

Stephen Kohn Weighs in on whether James Comey's leaks were legal.

Is Reality Winner A Leaker, A Whistleblower Or Something Else?

KKC Partner Stephen Kohn discusses the case of Reality Winner, alleged NSA leaker.

Whistleblowing and Information Leaks, Explained

Teen Vogue talked to one of the nation's leading experts on the subject, Stephen Kohn, about what you need to know about whistleblowing and "leaks."

Lack of whistleblower protection has Canadian government missing out on billions

KKC Partner Stephen Kohn discusses the state of whistleblower protection with Yahoo Finance Canada.

Tax Court Denies IRS Motion for Reconsideration – Big Win Confirmed for Whistleblowers

The final decision keeps in place the landmark victory for whistleblowers by the Tax Court -- encompassing a broad definition of “collected proceeds” and holding that whistleblowers should receive an award based on all the dollars collected by the government due to the information they provide.

KKC Partner Weighs in on Trump Administration's Communications Policies

“The way these things are worded, the way they’ve come out, it isn’t clear that it is not intended to chill employee rights to raise concerns within the agency or to go to places where they’re legally allowed to go,” David Colapinto said.

University of Toronto to Host Panel on Canada’s Whistleblower Reward Program

Internationally recognized whistleblower attorney Stephen M. Kohn will participate as a panelist discussing “Rewarding Corporate Whistleblowers: Will this Improve Canadian Capital Markets?”

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