Emory Corporate Governance and Accountability Review


The Trump Administration has promised to 'drain the swamp,' combat corporate corruption, and root out waste, fraud, and abuse in the federal government. To achieve those laudable goals, the new Administration will need to appoint effective leaders to the agencies or subagencies charged with enforcing whistleblower-protection laws, and Congress will need to preserve and, indeed, enhance whistleblower protections in the public and private sectors. This Article provides a detailed agenda for the new Administration to ensure effective enforcement of federal whistleblower-protection laws and an agenda for Congress to plug significant gaps in whistleblower-protection laws.