Privacy laws could hinder Dodd-Frank whistleblower provisions
Author: | Published: 24 Nov 2010
Privacy laws outside the US could obstruct the Securities
and Exchange Commissions (SEC) efforts to let companies
By giving US companies 90 days to flag up alleged fraud before
their compliance officers are eligible for whistleblower
status, the Dodd-Frank Act provides as much time as possible
for them to mount internal investigations of their own.