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Handling Whistleblower Claims Series 2021 - Rights of Private Sector Employees

The District of Columbia Bar


Date: June 15, 2021

Time: 6:00PM - 9:15PM (EST)

Location: Online Event

Larry Freedman will be a panelist on the upcoming "Handling Whistleblower Claims Series 2021" sponsored by the District of Columbia Bar on June 15. The session will focus on the rights of employees in the private sector and will cover new developments under the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and False Claims Act. The session will also cover a number of other topics including: 

  • Impact of Supreme Court’s decision in Somers v. Digital Realty Trust on corporate whistleblowers and corporate compliance programs

  • Recent SEC whistleblower awards

  • Trend in DOL Administrative Review Board and federal court decisions on the scope of Sarbanes-Oxley protected conduct

  • The impact of the Supreme Court’s decision in Universal Health Services v. United States ex rel. Escobar on implied certification claims

  • The scope of the False Claims Act’s anti-retaliation provision and the interplay of whistleblower reward and whistleblower protection claims

  • Best practices for investigating and responding to whistleblower disclosures and 

  • Tips for representing whistleblowers at the DOJ, SEC, CFTC, and IRS.

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As a former official in the Civil Fraud Section of the U.S. Department of Justice, Larry has deep experience handling FCA investigations and qui tam litigation for industry leading health care clients across the country.