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New Federal Protections for Whistleblowers Who Report Criminal Antitrust Violations and Impact on Labor Mobility Issues

Thursday, January 28, 2021
12:00 PM - 01:00 PM ET
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT
09:00 AM - 10:00 AM PT

The recently enacted Criminal Antitrust Anti-Retaliation Act provides new federal protections to whistleblowers who report violations of antitrust laws. Join us as we review the implications of the new law on a company’s antitrust compliance efforts, the life of a whistleblower case when reported to the US Department of Labor (DOL) and DOJ, the litigation issues that may arise following a whistleblower complaint, and the impact of the new law on the DOJ Leniency Program’s protections.

We will also consider what happens if the whistleblower complaint is reported to DOL and DOJ without company knowledge or input. Specific steps companies can take following the new law will be highlighted.

TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Summary of new protections
  • Antitrust implications and penalties
  • Life of a whistleblower retaliation case within the DOJ
  • What makes a strong whistleblower program?
  • Need to update whistleblower program based on antitrust issues that may arise
  • Questions under the new law
  • Need to review and update Antitrust Compliance Program based on specific DOJ factors

Read our LawFlash on this topic >>

Also please be sure to register for our January 25 webinar, Whistleblower Retaliation Claims: 2020 Review and What to Expect for 2021.

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