Whistleblower Provisions Regulation - Comment Letter - National Whistleblowers Center - March 7, 2011

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August 4, 2011 October 24, 2011 August 30, 2016

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March 7, 2011

From the comment letter:

  • "Employees who work for compliance departments, from the chief compliance offcer all the way down to a line-level auditor, must be fully protected against any form of retaliation for aggressively performing their functions, regardless the impact on a company's bottom line.
  • Employees who provide information to compliance officials must be completely free from any form of retaliation or discrimination.
  • All employees in regulated industries who perform compliance functions must be fully protected under the Dodd-Frank Act and permitted to file appropriate claims."

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