How Companies Should Respond As the DOJ Whistleblower Program Draws Nigh

Companies would do well to beef up support for their compliance professionals in anticipation of the DOJ’s whistleblower reward program (Program), according to experts speaking at a recent TransPerfect Legal webinar. The Program, announced in March 2024 and set to launch after a 90‑day drafting sprint, will put more pressure on companies to strengthen internal processes for identifying and addressing issues. This article summarizes key insights shared during the webinar and offers compliance lessons for companies in anticipation of the new Program. See our two-part series on the DOJ’s intention to launch a whistleblower program: “What Will It Look Like?” (Mar. 27, 2024), and “What Does It Mean for Whistleblowers?” (Apr. 10, 2024).

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