Topic: Whistleblower

OECD urges Poland, Finland to take urgent action on foreign bribery

15 December 2022

FRA accuses ex-employee of possessing confidential files

Consultancy Forensic Risk Alliance has asked a London court to force a former employee to destroy sensitive documents he has allegedly obtained from the firm.

09 December 2022

JPMorgan Chase settles whistleblower retaliation suit with former compliance employee

The former vice president of the bank’s global anti-corruption practice accused the company of violating US whistleblower protections by firing her.

28 October 2022

Short seller sued over SEC whistleblower award

29 September 2022

Australian government plans new anti-corruption agency

The Australian government plans to create a national agency tasked with rooting out corruption in the public sector.

27 September 2022

Wells Fargo fined $22 million over alleged whistleblower retaliation

05 September 2022

FCPA Docket: Ex-Credit Suisse exec hit with $200,000 forfeiture order

A former Credit Suisse executive was hit with a forfeiture order; a medical device company said a whistleblower reported possible FCPA violations in Vietnam and a top employee at a crypto exchange pleaded guilty to wilfully failing to establish a proper anti-money laundering programme.

11 August 2022

Lawyers question fairness of denial of whistleblower reward applicant

A federal appeals court sided with the SEC as it denied a reward to a whistleblower because the agency didn’t use his information in an action of its own. Although the law is clear, the decision has some lawyers questioning the fairness of the outcome.

26 July 2022

UK MPs: agencies should receive a share of DPA awards

Two cross-party anti-corruption groups have called for the UK government to reinvest some of the money secured from successful enforcement actions into its anti-corruption agencies.

19 May 2022

Reports to the SEC doubled in 2021

SEC chairman Gary Gensler said the agency’s enforcement division needs more resources to deal with a surge in reports from whistleblowers and members of the public.

18 May 2022

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