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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
In what is described as an attempt to provide more clarity to whistleblowers and increase efficiency and transparency, on September 23, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission voted to adopt significant amendments.
Siskinds LLP
On September 23, 2020, the US Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") finalized changes to its highly successful
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) have issued a joint press release encouraging the public to submit tips to the OSC...
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
When the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) launched its Whistleblower Program in July 2016, a cornerstone of the regime was the new provisions...
Gowling WLG
More than a quarter of the UK workforce have been furloughed since the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) opened in March 2020.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
n 2002, following the explosion of the dot-com bubble, Time Magazine named three whistleblowers "persons of the year". They included an internal auditor at WorldCom and a Vice President of...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
La dénonciation (lanceurs d'alerte) en temps de pandémie mondiale : Êtes-vous prêts ? 12 juin 2020 En 2002, après l'éclatement de la bulle Internet, Time Magazine a nommé trois dénonciatrices "personnes de l'année".
Gowling WLG
The Government has now set out its conditional plan to help England emerge, albeit cautiously, from the lockdown.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Canadian companies and their directors and officers should take stock of two recent whistleblower awards made by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Compliance and ethics reporting, investigations and monitoring remain essential business functions during the pandemic as companies face increased risk of misconduct and whistleblowing.
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
The OSC announced last week that it has awarded a $525,000 whistleblower award to a company outsider who used their industry expertise to identify irregularities. This award to an outside expert...
Gowling WLG
On March 24, 2020, the Government of Québec issued the 223-2020 ministerial order (the "Order") requiring the suspension of all workplace activities, with the exception of those providing priority services, until April 13, 2020.
Torys LLP
2019 brought many interesting legislative and judicial developments in employment law. We outline 10 of the key developments below.
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
In a decision handed down on December 9, 2019, the Superior Court of Québec stressed the importance of keeping the identity of whistleblowers and their statements confidential in the context of investigations into wrongdoing ...
Torys LLP
Hear from Lisa Talbot and Rebecca Wise as they discuss all you need to know about anonymous whistleblower tip lines and the role they can play in your business.
Gowling WLG
August is traditionally a quiet month for legal developments as Parliament and the Senior Courts' judges are on their summer holidays.
Bennett Jones LLP
The Canada Revenue Agency's (CRA) Offshore Tax Informant Program (OTIP) is a whistleblower program that rewards eligible individuals who come forward to provide CRA with information
Crawley MacKewn Brush LLP
This article provides key Program updates that have occurred since February 2018 and our views on the potential challenges faced by the Program in evaluating its success.
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Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
The North American Securities Administrators Association ("NASAA") requested comment on a proposed Model Whistleblower Award and Protection Act (the "Act").
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
On June 4, 2020, the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) announced a nearly US$50 million whistleblower award to an individual who provided detailed, firsthand observations of misconduct...
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