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“5 Things GCs Need to Know About Whistleblowers.”

Colette Matzzie in Law360.com, 5/27/15.

“We’ve found that employees are going to report internally anyway, but they have the additional incentive now because of the way the SEC reward factors are structured,” said Colette Matzzie, who represents whistleblowers at Phillips & Cohen LLP.

“So it’s a real opportunity for in-house counsel to be attentive to internal reporting and address problems as quickly as possible,” Matzzie added. “If a company is cooperative with federal agencies and conducts its own investigation and shares it with the government, that is always helpful to the company in our experience.”

5 Things GCs Need to Know About Whistleblowers.”

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