The (POGO) Blog
August 29, 2016
By Neil Gordon
Eric Ben-Artzi turned down an $8.25 million award for blowing the whistle on fraud at Deutsche Bank because the government let the company’s executives off the hook.
August 24, 2016
By Neil Gordon
For the second time in less than a week, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) scored a win for whistleblower rights when it fined Health Net $340,000 for using severance agreements to silence former employees.
September 15, 2015
CREDO Action, agreeing with POGO that it's time for SEC Chair Mary Jo White to go, brings its "Dump (Mary Jo) Truck" campaign to DC.
Topics: Financial Sector
August 14, 2015
A letter from a leading economist illustrates that releasing more data on the extraction of resources from public lands does not harm companies in the competitive marketplace.
Topics: Energy and Natural Resources
August 12, 2015
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued guidance to clarify that employees in the corporate world are entitled to protections against retaliation even if they only blow the whistle internally to their employers.
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