July 31, 2010
Keep the cheese out of it – Letter to the Editor
The Washington Post published the following letter to the editor from Phillips & Cohen partner Erika A. Kelton discussing the need to change the way whistleblowers are viewed. Keep the cheese out of...
July 29, 2010
Illinois whistleblowers to receive improved protection, reward
The Illinois False Claims Act has been strengthened by a bill passed today that will provide increased protection and reward for whistleblowers, as well improve the State’s ability to recover the high...
Posted In Whistleblower Law Insights
July 23, 2010
“Financial reform law includes big cash incentives for whistle-blowers.”
Erika Kelton in the Los Angeles Times, 7/23/10. The new SEC whistleblower program “is very significant and will have an immediate impact,” said Erika Kelton, a Washington lawyer who has represented...
July 21, 2010
Whistleblower in Sodexo kickback case comments on New York settlement
ALBANY, NEW YORK – The kickback case, brought by Phillips & Cohen, against Sodexo that the New York Attorney General settled today for $20 million began with the efforts of two brothers who persevered...
Posted In Phillips & Cohen News
July 10, 2010
“Financial crime whistleblowers to be rewarded.”
Erika Kelton in The Daily Transcript, 7/10/10. “The SEC whistleblower provisions will be an extremely effective enforcement tool that will have an immediate impact, probably far quicker than any...