Joseph Sacher Among Featured Panelists Presenting at The Ninth Annual Ethics Seminar - Moral Courage in Action, Boca Raton, FloridaNovember 5, 2015 | Category: News, Speaking Engagements
On November 6, 2015, Joseph Sacher was among the featured panelists who presented at the "Ninth Annual Ethics Seminar: Moral Courage in Action" in Boca Raton, Florida. Mr. Sacher was one of 3 attorneys providing a legal perspective on whistleblower laws, including the Regional Director of the Miami Office of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") and the Inspector General for Broward County, Florida.
The program was a day long event sponsored by the Palm Beach Planning Congress, Florida Atlantic University School of Urban and Regional Planning, Nova Southeastern University H. Wayne Huzienga College of Business and Entrepreneurship, American Society of Landscape Architects, Florida Association of Code Enforcement, and The Environmental & Land Use Law and City County & Local Government Sections of The Florida Bar, and many other distinguished organizations.
Mr. Sacher’s presentation specifically focused on the origins of whistleblower laws, including the financial frauds in the early 2000’s that lead to the creation of The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, as well as the differences between the private and public provisions of Florida’s Whistleblower Act. Mr. Sacher also discussed best practices when dealing with whistleblower issues.