The Supreme Court has made an important decision to increase the retaliation risk for whistleblowers who only report to the company and not the SEC. The attached Wall Street Journal article details this change. This week’s LA will discuss the implications that this Supreme Court decision will have on whistleblowers. You must read the attached article for additional background information. For the Initial Post please address the following questions.
1. Should whistleblowers receive millions of dollars for reporting misconduct? Defend you answer with concepts supported from the week’s study.
2. Will weakening whistleblower protection increase misconduct? Defend you answer with concepts supported from the week’s study.