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Clifford Chance

Clifford Chance


The year of the anti-corruption whistleblower: Who will blow their whistle next in Asia?

14 November 2014

Anti-corruption whistleblowers have never been as protected and rewarded as they are today. China and India have recently followed the United States' lead in enacting legislation to protect whistleblowers. The United States also rewards whistleblowers with up to 30% of the amount collected for certain violations if over USD 1 million. Despite these enhanced rewards and protections, these whistleblowing laws also pose new and significant risks for all of those involved – from the company to the whistleblower itself.

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