Topic: Workplace harassment

Counsel Watch: Former deputy attorney general uncovers “systemic” abuse in US women’s football

Featured in In-house

In the latest counsel watch, King & Spalding concluded an investigation into the culture of professional women’s football in the US, and firms represented banks and a well-known celebrity in connection with various SEC enforcement actions.

04 October 2022

Rio Tinto says “systemic” bullying and sexism rife at the company

Employees said they didn’t feel comfortable reporting matters internally. “This is not the kind of company we want to be,” said Rio Tinto’s CEO.

01 February 2022

GIR Live: increase in “vague” whistleblower reports during pandemic

A Hong Kong-based in-house lawyer at US bank BNY Mellon has said that a significant amount of the whistleblower reports his team have received recently lack detail.

20 December 2021

GIR Live: ESG-related internal investigations on the rise

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UK white-collar lawyers say that whistleblowers are driving an increase in work helping companies conduct internal investigations into sustainability and culture issues.

07 December 2021

US investigators examine working conditions at Goodyear Malaysia

23 November 2021

Activision Blizzard addresses reports of SEC investigation into workplace practices

21 September 2021

US court dismisses Brazilian whistleblower lawsuit

A US federal court has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a Brazilian who alleged that he was retaliated against after raising concerns about potential fraud and bribery.

29 June 2021

Counsel Watch: Malaysian corporate criminal liability law swings into action

In the latest counsel watch, the white-collar lawyers hired for the impeachment investigation into New York governor Andrew Cuomo over allegations of sexual harassment, and the lawyers acting on Malaysia’s first corporate bribery prosecution.

23 March 2021

Employment Tribunal strikes out ex-Santander employee's claim

16 March 2021

Whistleblowing: Effective handling of whistleblower allegations at financial institutions

Polly James and Catherine Turner at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in London explore what makes investigating whistleblower disclosures particularly tricky, what mindset is required to conduct these investigations successfully, and what best practice for conducting them might look like.

11 February 2021

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