Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto is dedicated to providing pro bono legal resources that whistleblowers and their advocates may need to effectively defend themselves under laws such as the false claims act, report medicare fraud, combat discrimination and qualify for whistleblower rewards and protection under whistleblower statutes. This project will be updated continuously in order to provide the best possible collection and links to relevant materials.
False Claims Act
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
Dodd Frank Act – Securities Fraud
Dodd Frank Act – Commodities Fraud
IRS Whistleblower Resources
Sarbanes Oxley Act
Whistleblower Protections for Federal Employees
Intelligence Community Whistleblower Protections
Wildlife Protection Whistleblower Laws
Corporate Whistleblower Laws (Department of Labor Administered)
Auditor and Compliance Whistleblower Protections
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)/Privacy Act Whistleblower Protections
Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act (FIRREA)
Ocean Pollution (APPS/MARPOL)
State Whistleblower Protections
The Whistleblower’s Handbook
National Whistleblower Center
Whistleblower Protection Blog
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Securities and Exchange Commission Office of the Whistleblower
Commodity Futures Trading Commission Office of the Whistleblower
Internal Revenue Service Office of the Whistleblower
Office of Safety and Health Administration Whistleblower Program
Department of Labor Office of Administrative Law Judges – Whistleblower Collection
Council of the Inspectors General
Directory for all Inspectors General
FINRA (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) Office of the Whistleblower
Department of Defense Whistleblower Office
Office of Special Counsel
Merit Systems Protection Board
Appeals Office for FBI Whistleblowers
EEOC (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
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Utilizing Whistleblower’s in the Fight Against Waste, Fraud and Abuse, National Whistleblower Center February 25, 2015.
Whistleblower Protection: Additional Actions Needed to Improve DOJ’s Handling of FBI Retaliation Complaints, Government Accountability Office (January 2015).
Whistleblower Reward Programs: An International Framework for the Detection of Corruption and Illegal Bribery, National Whistleblower Center, January 26, 2015.
The Impact of Whistleblowers on Financial Misrepresentation Enforcement Actions, December 2014.
Saving America’s “Most Important Tool to Uncover and Punish Fraud”: 25 Facts That Rebut the Chamber of Commerce’s Proposal to undermine the False Claims Act, National Whistleblower Center (July 30, 2014).
The Legality of the IRS’ Proposed Whistleblower Rule: Flunking the Loving Test, National Whistleblower Center (June 5th, 2014).
Policy Analysis as to the Congressional to Provide Awards to All Whistleblowers Who Submit Information that Leads to a Successful Enforcement Action, Including Those Who Submitted Information Before the Passage of the Dodd-Frank Act, National Whistleblower Center, (November 9, 2012).
Who Blows the Whistle On Corporate Fraud? Chicago Booth School (October 2009).
Syllabus and Course Materials for a class in Whistleblower Protection