Roger Eigsti

SEC Bolsters Whistleblowers

(The Wall Street Journal, April 2, 2015) The SEC gave a boost to corporate whistleblowers, reaching the first settlement with a company accused of muzzling tipsters through restrictive employment agreements. Engineering and construction company firm KBR Inc. agreed to settle allegations that the company required witnesses in internal investigations to sign confidentiality agreements that could …

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Murdochs Are Grilled

The Wall Street Journal, July 20, 2011 News Corp. founder Rupert Murdoch forcefully apologized to victims of phone hacking by his employees but declared he was not to blame. He deflected the responsibility for the fiasco to other managers, saying “they behaved dreadfully” and “it’s for them to pay.” His statements before a parliamentary committee …

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NewsNotables – Issue 75

Senators Request Probe of Surgeons
The Wall Street Journal, June 9, 2011
Executive Learns From Hack
CEO Now Treats IT Department as Critical to Hyundai Capital’s Operation
The Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2011

NewNotables – Issue 73

Survey Finds Gap in Doctor-Patient Communication
USA Today, December 6, 2010
The Leapfrog Group Announces Top Hospitals of the Decade
The Associated Press, November 30, 2010
Doctor Faces Suits Over Cardiac Stents
The New York Times, December 5, 2010

NewsNotables – Issue 71

Disgraced Broker Says Greed Got Better of Her
The Seattle Times, August 5, 2010
Intel Slapped in Antitrust Case
The Wall Street Journal, August 5, 2010
Hewlett Packard CEO Resigns, Shocking Industry
Associated Press, August 7, 2010
Hewlett-Packard Sues to Stop Ex-Chief’s Job
The Wall Street Journal, September 8, 2010

NewNotables – Issue 69

Lehman Whistle-Blower’s Fate: Fired
The Wall Street Journal, March 16, 2010
Food for Thought: Need Farmers for Farmers Market?
The Wall Street Journal, April 29, 2010
PepsiCo Cuts Sugary Drinks from Schools
Associated Press, March 16, 2010