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SEC on track for record year for whistleblower awards

SEC on track for record year for whistleblower awards

05 June 2020

The US Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded over a fifth of its total whistleblower payouts in the first five months of 2020.

Former BNY Mellon executive demands $16 million in whistleblower suit

Former BNY Mellon executive demands $16 million in whistleblower suit

24 April 2020

A former BNY Mellon managing director claims the investment bank fired him for raising concerns over a potentially illegal asset management decision.

Potential Spanish whistleblower reforms unlikely to include inducements

Potential Spanish whistleblower reforms unlikely to include inducements

11 September 2019

Spain’s legal culture could be at odds with the government’s signalled whistleblower reforms if they include financial incentives, lawyers have said.

A China bribery dispute airs trade secret and whistleblower allegations

A China bribery dispute airs trade secret and whistleblower allegations

03 May 2019

A whistleblower and an alleged scheme to steal trade secrets are at the heart of a bribery dispute between a US company and its former Chinese distributor.

“No one wins” under current SEC whistleblower law, Congress told

“No one wins” under current SEC whistleblower law, Congress told

04 April 2019

Witnesses told a Congressional hearing that it is “imperative” for lawmakers to fix a recent Supreme Court decision that harms both whistleblowers and companies.

Circuit ruling threatens whistleblower protections for employees

Circuit ruling threatens whistleblower protections for employees

28 February 2019

A federal appeals court decision in San Francisco has thrown into question protections for whistleblowers who bring foreign bribery concerns to their employers.

Australia ushers in whistleblower reforms

Australia ushers in whistleblower reforms

19 February 2019

Australia’s parliament has passed a long-awaited bill that beefs up whistleblower protections at a time when cracking down on corporate misconduct is squarely in the public mindset.

Tiny fraction of whistleblower reports to FCA started investigations

Tiny fraction of whistleblower reports to FCA started investigations

19 November 2018

Whistleblowers sent the UK Financial Conduct Authority over a thousand reports of potential wrongdoing in the past year, but only 1% sparked investigations.

Holland & Knight hires partner from Foley

Holland & Knight hires partner from Foley

10 May 2018

Holland & Knight has recruited former Foley & Lardner partner Jonathan Halpern as a partner in its white-collar defence and investigations practice.

On the horizon: investigations in 2018

On the horizon: investigations in 2018

09 March 2018

From privilege wrangles in Europe to corruption investigations in the Middle East, GIR speaks to leading investigations lawyers around the world on what to expect in 2018.

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Europe, Middle East and Africa Investigations Review 2020

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Anti-Money Laundering Trends and Challenges

Deborah Luskin, Anant Modi, Selma Della Santina and Sarah Wrigley

Forensic Risk Alliance

Cleaning up the Mess: Effective Remediation in Internal Investigations in Africa

Benjamin S Haley, Sarah Crowder, Randall D Friedland and Thomas McGuire

Covington & Burling
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The Guide to Monitorships - Second Edition

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9. Monitorships in East Asia

Jason J Kang, Daniel S Lee, Nan Wang, Ryan Middlemas and Hangil Lee

Kobre & Kim

10. Switzerland-ordered Monitorships

Simone Nadelhofer and Daniel Lucien Bühr

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Extradition

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England & Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

England and Wales

Anand Doobay

Boutique Law LLP

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