Revamping Whistleblower Policy Through RAFSA

Law360, New York (June 21, 2010, 1:47 PM EDT) -- While there has been no shortage of controversy surrounding the policy and politics of the “Restoring American Financial Stability Act of 2010” (RAFSA), important changes to the Corporate and Criminal Fraud Accountability Act of 2002 (Sarbanes-Oxley or SOX), 18 U.S.C. § 1514A, and additional new whistleblower provisions in the legislation have received virtually no attention — despite their significant and substantive impact on how public company employers handle corporate compliance and whistleblower complaints moving forward.

Assuming that the legislation passed by the U.S. Senate recently is...
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