Enhanced Protections for Whistleblowers Under the Dodd-Frank Act

The CPA Journal, 83(1), 66-71 (2013)

Posted: 15 Oct 2014

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Eileen Zalkin Taylor

North Carolina State University

Jordan Thomas

Labaton Sucharow LLP

Date Written: January 1, 2013

Abstract

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

Suggested Citation

Taylor, Eileen Zalkin and Thomas, Jordan, Enhanced Protections for Whistleblowers Under the Dodd-Frank Act (January 1, 2013). The CPA Journal, 83(1), 66-71 (2013), Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2504213

Eileen Zalkin Taylor (Contact Author)

North Carolina State University ( email )

Campus Box 8113
Nelson Hall
Raleigh, NC 27695-8113
United States
919-513-2476 (Phone)

Jordan Thomas

Labaton Sucharow LLP ( email )

140 Broadway
New York, NY 10005
United States

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