Enhanced Protections for Whistleblowers Under the Dodd-Frank Act
The CPA Journal, 83(1), 66-71 (2013)
Posted: 15 Oct 2014
Date Written: January 1, 2013
The article offers a practical guidance for Certified Public Accountant (CPAs) on the responsibilities, rights and risks involved in detecting possible securities, violations given the whistleblower provisions of the Dodd-Frank Act. The Dodd-Frank Act and the rules established by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allows accountants to report any possible violation of the federal securities laws that has occurred, is ongoing or about to occur anywhere in the world.
Keywords: Accounting, Accountants, Responsibility, Dodd-Frank Act, Whistleblowers, Fraud
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