Senate Approves Bill Providing Increased Protections to Whistleblowers

Recently, U.S. senators unanimously passed a bipartisan bill that increases protections for whistleblowers exposing antitrust criminal behaviour. The Criminal Antirust Anti-retaliation Act (CAARA) focuses on protecting third-party whistleblowers who provide information regarding price-fixing violations to the Department of Justice, and is based on recommendations from the Government Accountability Office’s 2011 report. The 2011 report examined … Continued