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A round up of the key developments in corporate crime, fraud and investigations that you should be looking out for in 2017.
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Last Reviewed: 19 April 2018 / Submitted: 19 February 2016
This microsite contains tools to help organisations deal with the increasing pressure in relation to whistleblowing.
Submitted: 15 February 2018
Amsterdam Disciplinary Board raises the bar for conducting internal investigations by lawyers.
Submitted: 21 August 2017
Muneer Khan and Samir Safar-Aly consider the UAE’s Federal anti-bribery and corruption laws, the organisations that enforce them and insights into developments in the US and UK.
Last Reviewed: 10 July 2017 / Submitted: 02 February 2015
The UK Government is considering enhancing protection for whistleblowers via new legislation and non-statutory guidance.
The FCA and PRA have issued a consultation paper proposing new requirements for certain larger financial institutions, while the new senior managers’ regime also impacts firms’ whistleblowing arrangements.
The US Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Programme has led to calls for financial incentives to be offered to whistleblowers in the UK and elsewhere.
Public awareness of whistleblowing is being increased by the efforts of NGOs, who are lobbying politicians for changes aimed at increasing protection for those who make disclosures.
High profile investigations and prosecutions are arising from whistleblowers’ reports, with enforcement agencies keen to improve their record of dealing with tip-offs.
The role of whistleblowing in enforcing the law is increasingly being recognised worldwide, albeit with important regional differences.
As pressure increases on companies to show that they have the right attitude to whistleblowing, what should you be considering?
Simmons & Simmons partner Stephen Moses speaks to Alix Boberg about whether and when to self report misconduct to the UK enforcement agencies.
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Munich 26 April 2018
London 1 May 2018
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Materials from our recent series of webinars on business protection on managing the risks to key business assets posed by the movement of people into and out of an organisation.
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