Journalists around the globe are facing increasingly serious threats to their safety and freedom as they report stories that do not please corrupt governments. Most recently, Maria Ressa—a globally renowned investigative journalist from the Philippines—was found guilty last week for what is, by all accounts, a trumped-up charge of “cyber libel” based on a law that did not even exist at the time of the...
Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, the SEC whistleblower program is very much open for business: the SEC has announced seven whistleblower awards in the past four months, including an award of over $7 million to a “tenacious” whistleblower who provided extensive and sustained assistance in connection with serious financial abuses despite suffering hardship.
Under the program, whistleblowers – regardless of their...
It’s Live: Constantine Cannon’s EU Whistleblower Directive Transposition Guide
After its presentation at the EU Parliament on February 4, 2020, Constantine Cannon’s transposition guide for journalists on the 2019 EU Whistleblower Directive is now available for public view. This guide, published by the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ), represents a collaborative effort by the Whistleblowing Team in London to clarify the Directive’s provisions for EFJ’s members and analyze its...
London Events from the Constantine Cannon Whistleblowing Team
With the actions of whistleblowers regularly in the news, and media organizations considering issues about the role of whistleblowers, the Constantine Cannon London Whistleblower Team has continued to be an active voice in advocating for whistleblowers before many different audiences. Among our recent events:
Constantine Cannon Hosts Event with Author Tom Mueller, Whistleblowers, and Advocate Groups to Discuss Why Whistleblowers Act
Happy New Year! Constantine Cannon’s London Whistleblower Group started 2020 inaugurating a brand new office location and hosting a seminal event titled “The Whistleblower’s Dilemma: Seeking Truth in an Age of Fraud.”
A Common Pattern Driving Whistleblowers?
Partner Mary Inman opened up the evening chatting with Tom Mueller about his recent book Crisis of Conscience:Whistleblowing in an Age of Fraud,...