Law360, New York (February 26, 2013, 12:10 AM EST) -- The percentage of in-house counsel expecting an increase in whistleblower suits hit a three-year high in 2012, as companies braced for more tipsters to come forward under a potent new Dodd-Frank Act program, according to a survey released Tuesday by Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.
The survey polled 392 senior corporate counsel in the U.S., U.K. and other jurisdictions, with 26 percent saying their firm had faced whistleblower allegations or suits in the past three years. That marked an increase from 22 percent in 2011. In addition, among U.K.-based counsel, 37 percent faced whistleblower claims, up from 21 percent in 2011....
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!