Government Whistleblower Programs Undermine Compliance Culture

Are these whistleblower rewards programs a good thing? From the perspective of enforcement agencies, the draw is clear: more tips, more cases, more enforcement, and more fines.

From the perspective of an individual whistleblower, the benefit of these programs is unquestionable. They’re a financial bonanza. A potential reward of millions, and even tens of millions, of dollars is a powerful incentive. But for in-house compliance personnel, these government rewards programs are more of a blockade than a boon.

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