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Webinar Series: Managing Whistleblower and Retaliation Risk for Public and Private Employers

We are pleased to invite you to our first webinar in our 2018 series on "Managing Whistleblower and Retaliation Risk for Public and Private Employers" which will take place on Tuesday, March 13 at 12:00 pm EST.

Brazil introduces public hotlines and rewards for whistleblowers

Brazil introduced measures to facilitate the report of crimes and administrative offences.

Italy adopts whistleblowing law in the private sector

The Italian Parliament approved a new law extending to the private sector the protection of employees who report unlawful behaviors of which they became aware during their work activities.

Australia: Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate

Whistleblowing and Foreign Bribery Bills introduced into Senate confirm Australian Government's intention to increase corporate compliance requirements. In light of this event, companies should take the appropriate measures.

New Recommendations for Radical Whistleblowing Laws in Australia: Time to Rethink your Policies

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Corporations and Financial Services has released its report on recommended changes to whistleblower protections in the corporate, public and not-for-profit sectors. If implemented, these recommendations would significantly increase the protections and rewards available for whistleblowers.

Poland: Pilot Programme for Whistleblowers

The Polish Office of Competition and Consumer Protection confirmed that it has launched a pilot programme intended to acquire information from so-called whistleblowers.

Argentina: Benefits For Whistleblowers Extended

The National Congress has extended the benefits for whistleblowers to crimes against the public administration (corruption and fraud against public administration), customs criminal offenses and economic and financial crimes.

Argentina: Benefits For Whistleblowers Extended To Investigations Related To Corruption, Customs Crimes And Economic...

The National Congress has extended the benefits for whistle-blowers to crimes against the public administration (corruption and fraud against public administration), customs criminal offenses and economic and financial crimes.

Attorney-Client Privilege And A Law Firm Leak

Earlier this month, reports emerged of a massive leak of documents that appear to have been stolen from a non-U.S. law firm. This is only the latest instance of confidential attorney files leaking into the public arena. The U.S. Department of Justice has already announced that it is investigating potential violations of law.

New Rules Offer Greater Protection and Incentives to Whistleblowers in China

China released several provisions on protecting and rewarding whistleblowers for reporting duty crimes offering greater protection and incentives to the whistleblower

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