Whistleblowers Coming From Compliance Departments – Risk & Compliance – WSJ

A growing number of whistleblower complaints are coming from compliance staffers as companies add employees in these areas, some attorneys say.

Allegations of wrongdoing within a company often surface in the compliance department, which often is involved in internal investigations and receives employee complaints. Like other employees, compliance staff can under various statutes submit information on potential wrongdoing for whistleblower awards or claim retaliation for raising concerns about alleged wrongdoing.

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