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Rolling Stone Article Highlights Need to Protect Whistleblowers

This month Rolling Stone Magazine published a heartbreaking account of Countrywide whistleblower Michael Winston’s journey as a whistleblower. This account highlights the importance for whistleblowers to Know Your Rights before you blow the whistle. The decision – to remain quiet or to speak out – is extraordinarily difficult. Workers who blow the whistle can face … Continue Reading

DOJ Reaches $1.375 Billion Settlement with S&P for Defrauding Investors in the Lead Up to the Financial Crisis

On February 3, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the Department of Justice and 19 states and the District of Columbia entered into a $1.375 billion settlement agreement with the rating agency Standard & Poor’s Financial Services LLC, along with its parent corporation McGraw Hill Financial Inc., to resolve allegations that S&P had engaged in … Continue Reading