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White Collar Crime

10 May 2021
Claudia Hamm Whistleblower Protection Act: new compliance requirements

Germany - Arnecke Sibeth Dabelstein

The Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection recently presented a draft bill for the Whistleblower Protection Act. The reason for the draft bill is the EU Whistleblowing Directive, which aims to better protect whistleblowers (ie, internal employees who draw attention to their employers' compliance violations). Without adequate protection, whistleblowers are often subject to reprisals, which may lead to compliance breaches not being reported.

Author: Claudia Hamm
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Recent updates

Daniel Maine Trust company's £550,000 fine demonstrates importance of effective and consistent AML procedures

Jersey - Ogier

Author: Daniel Maine
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International - International Law Office

Author: International Law Office
Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe Sentencing of Obinwanne Okeke and restitution for his victims

Nigeria - Sofunde Osakwe Ogundipe & Belgore

Authors: Babajide Oladipo Ogundipe, Olamide Aleshinloye
Stephanie Yonekura 2021 enforcement horizon: new administration's civil and criminal enforcement efforts

USA - Hogan Lovells

Authors: Stephanie Yonekura, Lillian S Hardy, Peter S Spivack, Hunter Davis

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