Miami's former top auditor won a whistleblower lawsuit against the city Monday when a jury ruled he was ousted in retaliation for uncovering the city's shady financial maneuvers and cooperating with a Securities and Exchange Commission inquiry.
After more than four years of litigation and two court victories, it looks like an airplane cleaning service might finally be clear from the federal agency that pushed the case all the way to a federal appeals court. In December, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit ruled against the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which has targeted JetStream Ground Services for allegedly denying employment to Muslim women.
Earlier this year, Teva Pharmaceutical disclosed an internal investigation found business practices that were “likely” violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. The drug maker began its probe after receiving subpoenas and other requests for information related to foreign bribery from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice Department in 2012 (see page 6).