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“Companies Risk SEC’s Wrath By Discouraging Whistle-blowers.”

Erika Kelton in FierceCFO, 12/12/14.

In that vein, Erika Kelton, a partner in the Washington, D.C., office of law firm Phillips & Cohen, a leading representative of whistle-blowers, observed during the Gibson Dunn webcast that the biggest mistake a company can make is “isolating and victimizing the whistle-blower.” Added Kelton, “When somebody is not heard, you’re putting that person on the periphery and putting them in an extremely uncomfortable position.”

“Companies Risk SEC’s Wrath By Discouraging Whistle-blowers.”

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