A former Volkswagen employee has filed a whistle-blower lawsuit in Michigan, asserting that co-workers illegally deleted electronic data shortly after the United States government accused the carmaker of cheating on emissions tests. Read the full article on The New York Times
An important witness has offered information to help criminal proceedings against long-time president of the world soccer body FIFA, Sepp Blatter, the Swiss attorney general's office said on Thursday. Read the full article on Reuters.
Whistleblowing in the United States has seen a record year, with the Securities & Exchange Commission rewarding eight whistleblowers a total of US$37 million. Who hasn’t heard about Dieselgate — exposing Volkswagen’s faked emission tests and severely tarnishing the German automaker’s green image and slowing worldwide sales? Full article ...
Plagiatul a devenit o plagă a mediului universitar românesc din cauza lipsei unor reglementări clare de prevenire și de pedepsire. Legea Educației Naționale a fost mutilată în ultimii ani prin ordonanțe de urgență și alte acte normative, care au relaxat condițiile necesare conducerii doctoratelor și, implicit, au promovat impostura. Acuzațiile ...
IAAF president Coe said he would meet with the Stepanovs, who fled Russia after their testimony, and other whistleblowers to help clean up the sport. Full article here.
In a previous article, I addressed the potential risk from white-collar crime that might be committed in your organisation by top- or middle-level management. In this column, I will explain one preventive mechanism that could reduce the chance of facing unexpectedly damaging circumstances. Full article from the deputy manager for legal ...
Hervé Falciani sentenced in his absence for financial espionage by federal court for exposing wrongdoing at HSBC’s private Swiss bank. Full article here.
As Volkswagen’s diesel emissions scandal spreads to its petrol engines, Christopher Tutton outlines how companies should be examining their own anti-corruption, bribery and whistleblowing policies to ensure they are compliant, and they are protecting their own liability. Full article here.