Members of the opaque community of intelligence gatherers discuss the risks of their profession in this video. Speakers: Christopher Steele, Director & Joint Founder, Orbis Business Intelligence; Michael Ronickher, Partner, Constantine Cannon; and Andrew Wordsworth, Partner, Raedas.
Complaint to Protect Against Retaliation in Fraud Cases in Donald Turnbull, who alleges he was "fired ... from his job as a commodities trader because, by cooperating in good faith with a federal investigation into the Bank's trading practices" v. JPMorgan Chase & Co. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Defendants' Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint seeking damages "for breach of fiduciary duty, tortious interference with business relations, breach of contract and declaratory judgment to set aside an unlawful and unethical contract entered into with Defendants to share the proceeds of a law firm with a non-lawyer independent contractor", in The Roberto Gonzalez Law Firm, d.b.a. Whistleblowers International, of the District of Columbia v. Global Litigation Consulting Services LLC, of Puerto Rico, and Christopher Piacentile, described as a resident of Puerto Rico and New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
In this session, Deutsche Bank (UAE) whistleblower Anna Waterhouse will discuss: Blowing the whistle – steps taken by two Dubai-based whistleblowers (acting independently of one another) to report or highlight […]
Developments in Transnational Whistleblowing: The Impact of the EU Whistleblower Directive and New Rules Governing the FCPA Whistleblower Reward Program
One of the USA’s leading whistleblower attorneys, whose clients include $104 million-reward recipient Bradley Birkenfeld, will discuss developments affecting transnational whistleblowers. Speaker Steve Kohn, Partner at Kohn, Kohn & Colapinto […]
U.S. programs regularly pay out millions of dollars in rewards to whistleblowers, with the SEC recently paying one of them $114 million, which is the biggest reward in history. Bosses […]
Last month, the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced that a record reward of $114 million had been paid to a whistleblower whose “information and assistance led to the […]
Statement of Allegations in a proceeding against Coinsquare Ltd., described as "a crypto asset trading platform located in Toronto"; Cole Diamond, Virgile Rostand, and Felix Mazer "to hold them accountable for their misconduct and to send a message to other market participants in the crypto asset sector that deceptive conduct will not be tolerated in Ontario's capital markets", at the Ontario Securities Commission. The allegations include market manipulation and "a reprisal against an internal whistleblower".
Settlement Agreement between the Ontario Securities Commission, in Canada, and Coinsquare Ltd., which "operates a crypto asset trading platform in Toronto"; Cole Diamond, Virgile Rostand, and Felix Mazer.
Complaint alleging whistleblower retaliation, defamation, and wrongful termination regarding "a serious concern of financial fraud, investor fraud, deceptive accounting practices and tax evasion by Ignite", which "is in the business of selling cannabidiol, cannabis, and beverage products", in Curtis Heffernan v. Ignite International Ltd., of Wyoming; Ignite International Brands Ltd., of Canada, and Dan Bilzerian at the Superior Court for the State of California, County of Los Angeles.
Approved Judgment of $11 million in favor of the plaintiff - a whistleblower - against his former employer, Ernst & Young, regarding a claim for negligence involving suspected money laundering by a client, Dubai-based precious metals dealer Kaloti Jewellery International DMCC, in Amjad Rihan v. Ernst & Young Global Limited, Ernst & Young Europe LLP, Ernst & Young (EMEIA) Services Limited, and EYGS LLP at the High Court of Justice, London.
Judgment in The Dubai Financial Services Authority v. The Commissioner of Data Protection and Anna Waterhouse, formerly "Head of Legal & Compliance Middle East and North Africa for Deutsche Bank AG", at the Dubai International Financial Centre Courts.
Complaint by "a senior executive in the banking industry" against his former employer alleging retaliation for being a whistleblower about "the legality of Defendants' asset management services" in John 'Jack' Yang v. The Bank of New York Mellon Corporation, described as a Delaware-domiciled "global financial services company" based in New York; Alcentra NY LLC, described as a Delaware-domiciled "registered investment adviser" based in New York, and Alcentra Limited, described as a British asset manager based in London, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
Judgment of $11 million in favor of the plaintiff - a whistleblower - against his former employer, Ernst & Young, regarding a claim for negligence involving suspected money laundering by a client, Dubai-based precious metals dealer Kaloti Jewellery International DMCC, in Amjad Rihan v. Ernst & Young Global Limited, Ernst & Young Europe LLP, Ernst & Young (EMEIA) Services Limited, and EYGS LLP at the High Court of Justice, London.
Complaint alleging fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and intentional interference with advantageous or business relationship regarding Plaintiff's book 'Lucifer's Banker: The Untold Story of How I destroyed Swiss Bank Secrecy' in Bradley C. Birkenfeld, a United States citizen residing in Malta who is best-known for whistleblowing on UBA AG, of Switzerland v. Leonard A. Lauder, described as "chairman emeritus" and former CEO of Estée Lauder cosmetics and fragrances firm, and Kevin M. Costner, described as "an American actor, director, producer, and musician", at the Circuit Court of the 15th Judicial Circuit, in and for Palm Beach County, Florida. Editor's Note: This complaint was filed at state court in Florida 12 days after a similar complaint was dismissed at federal court in Miami for "lack of jurisdiction".
Two "whistleblowers" in India and England are suing the British, Dubai and New York operations of their former employer, Standard Chartered Bank, for allegedly retaliating against them for exposing "a highly sophisticated money laundering scheme on behalf of Iran".
Complaint alleging "unlawful retaliation" against alleged whistleblowers for exposing a "highly sophisticated money laundering scheme on behalf of Iran" in Anshuman Chandra, of India, and Julian M. Knight, of the United Kingdom v. Standard Chartered Bank, of England; Standard Chartered Bank, of Dubai, and Standard Chartered Bank, of New York, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
This session will examine the investigation that exposed the computer hacker behind the huge theft of confidential information from the international football industry and also ask whether, in this era of leaked data, the media and others are now too
In this session, leading whistleblower attorney Steve Kohn, who has represented UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld and the Danske Bank whistleblower, will discuss how whistleblowers in Europe and elsewhere can participate in and profit from U.S. whistleblower reward programs.
In this session, leading whistleblower attorney Steve Kohn, who has represented UBS whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld and the Danske Bank whistleblower, will discuss how whistleblowers in Europe and elsewhere can […]
Whistleblower Complaint to the Intelligence Committees of the U. S. Senate and House of Representatives regarding allegations of abuse of office involving U. S. President Donald Trump and the Government of Ukraine.
Complaint in Bradley C. Birkenfeld, of Malta v. Leonard A. Lauder and Kevin M. Costner at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.
Several years after major US criminal and regulatory agencies adopted whistleblower rewards programs, this session will analyze how they are performing and how much money has been paid out.It will include looking at the increasing number of rewards applications being submitted on behalf of offshore whistleblowers.
A Whistleblower’s Guide To The Bounty: How to Confidentially Blow the Whistle & Qualify for Multi-Million Dollar Rewards
In this session, whistleblowers' attorney Steve Kohn will discuss how his client, Howard Wilkinson, blew the whistle on his former employer, Denmark-based Danske Bank, which has been implicated in a €200 billion Russian money laundering scandal and is now being criminally investigated in the UK, US, France, and Estonia. Steve will discuss opportunities for whistleblowers to become multi-millionaires by exposing wrongdoing in global financial institutions and other types of companies, both in the United States and overseas.
Hear from the heads of the whistleblower units of the SEC, the CFTC, and the IRS, Stephen Kohn, who represents the Danske Bank whistleblower, and Canadian securities regulator Christine Tabbert.
Amended Answer and Affirmative Defenses of Joseph Bird in Shareef Abdou v. Brian Mahany, Mahany & Ertl LLC, and Joseph C. Bird at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Answer and Affirmative Defenses of Brian Mahany and Mahany and Ertl in Shareef Abdou v. Brian Mahany, Mahany & Ertl LLC, and Joseph Bird at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
In this session, whistleblowers' attorney Steve Kohn will discuss how his client, Howard Wilkinson, blew the whistle on his former employer, Denmark based Danske Bank, which has been implicated in a €200 billion Russian money laundering scandal and is now
Inside Liechtenstein: Are Trustees Misappropriating Assets When Clients Die & What Are The Remedies?
In the early 1990s, Information Technology specialist Klaus Lins claimed to have discovered evidence that Liechtenstein's biggest fiduciary was misappropriating the assets of wealthy clients when they died, instead of distributing them to beneficiaries. Lins turned whistleblower but the only
Notice of Removal, including a copy of the complaint, by Brian Mahany and Mahany & Ertl LLC in Shareef Abdou v. Brian Mahany, Joseph Bird, and Mahany & Ertl at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin.
Experts on the IRS Whistleblower Program will discuss the program's evolution, their own personal experiences in working within the program, what works, what doesn't and what needs to change.
There is compelling evidence that many of the world's leading banks pay lip service to compliance and, if fees are high enough, will knowingly engage in criminal activity on behalf of clients. In this session, two whistleblowers will discuss what really went on inside their former employers.
OffshoreAlert has assembled a panel of the most important people in the history of whistleblowing to take you inside the UBS and HSBC leaks and discuss material issues, including the treatment of whistleblowers by law enforcement and tax collection agencies, how the system can be improved, the extent of global tax evasion and the involvement of the world's major banks.
Watch Now View Trailer This session will look at the latest developments in whistleblower programs operated by the SEC, CFTC and the IRS.
For the first time in one public forum, the chiefs of the SEC, CFTC and IRS whistleblower offices will discuss Whistleblowing as a tool to fight financial crime at The 10th Annual OffshoreAlert Conference. Sean McKessy (SEC), Vince Martinez (CFTC),