Work Area: Whistleblowing

Indian solar power company self-discloses improper payments

Former executives of Azure Power were involved in a scheme to make improper payments, and certain former board members may have been aware of it, according to a recent audit by BDO.

13 November 2023

Ex-SBM Offshore lawyer: “my days were numbered”

In a rare public appearance, the former deputy general counsel of SBM Offshore described his experience of blowing the whistle on a huge foreign bribery scandal at the oilfield services company.

10 November 2023

Ex-Trafigura trader avoids prison time for lying to US investigators

A US judge sentenced UK oil trader Charlotte Bamber to one year of probation and a $5,000 fine for making false statements about vindictive emails she anonymously sent to former Trafigura colleagues who were under investigation for an alleged market manipulation scheme at the company.

24 October 2023

Investment firm to pay $375,000 for violating whistleblower protections

CBRE neither admitted nor denied allegations that it required employees to sign a release agreement stating they had not filed charges against the company in order to receive separation pay.

19 September 2023

Ex-SBM Offshore lawyer to sue company over blackmail claims

“This time I am in search of justice on a personal level,” said Jonathan Taylor, who claims SBM Offshore tried to ruin his reputation after he published documents detailing the company’s handling of a bribery scandal.

18 September 2023

Eskom defends whistleblower policies

05 September 2023

Ex-OLAF official chosen as new AFA head

Isabelle Jégouzo, a former senior official at Europe’s anti-fraud office, is the new head of France’s anti-corruption agency.

01 August 2023

SAP sets aside €170 million to resolve bribery probes

The software giant has been dogged by ongoing bribery investigations for several years.

26 July 2023

Internal investigations industry prepares for a shake-up in the Netherlands

“The whole internal investigation industry whereby the company’s own lawyer claims to conduct an impartial investigation has come to an end by this ruling,” said one lawyer.

04 July 2023

Workplace culture complaints rise in UK

The Financial Conduct Authority’s latest tranche of whistleblower data has revealed that UK workers are increasingly concerned about potential misconduct relating to the culture of their organisation.

03 July 2023

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