Corporate whistleblowing regulation : theory, practice, and design /

This book adopts a cross-jurisdictional perspective to consider contemporary corporate whistleblowing issues from an ethical theoretical perspective, regulatory perspective, and practical perspective. It includes in particular arguments in favour of and against the adoption of financial incentive sc...

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Imprint:Singapore : Springer, 2020.
Description:1 online resource (227 pages)
Language:English
Subject:Whistle blowing -- Law and legislation.
Corporation law.
Corporations -- Corrupt practices -- Law and legislation.
Corporation law.
Whistle blowing -- Law and legislation.
Corporate governance.
Corporate responsibility.
Illicit commercial practices.
Whistle-blowers.
Company law.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/12456087
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Other authors / contributors:Lombard, Sulette.
Brand, Vivienne.
Austin, Janet (Law teacher)
ISBN:9789811502590
9811502595
9789811502583
Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
Notes:Print version record.
Summary:This book adopts a cross-jurisdictional perspective to consider contemporary corporate whistleblowing issues from an ethical theoretical perspective, regulatory perspective, and practical perspective. It includes in particular arguments in favour of and against the adoption of financial incentive schemes for whistleblowers, as well as the potential implications of adopting such schemes. This approach provides a valuable opportunity for comparison from a law reform perspective. The book brings together authors from various jurisdictions - Canada, Australia, and the USA - who, through their exposure to this area of law, be it as practitioners, regulators, or academics, offer valuable and interesting insights on the emerging and topical area of corporate whistleblowing generally, and whistleblowing rewards in particular. These three jurisdictions were selected on the basis of their reform-oriented stance on corporate whistleblowing and/or implementation of financial incentives for whistleblowing, creating an opportunity to assess contemporary regulatory structures and in particular how incentives measures could interact with corporate whistleblowing regulatory frameworks, and how they could contribute to improved governance. The reasons for the rejection of the notion of financial incentives in the United Kingdom are also reviewed, in order to provide a comparative overview. The book provides useful guidance for those who may be affected by the implementation of corporate whistleblowing schemes, including for reward, whether as regulators, practitioners, company directors, or whistle blowers.
Other form:Print version: Lombard, Sulette. Corporate Whistleblowing Regulation : Theory, Practice, and Design. Singapore : Springer, ©2020 9789811502583
Standard no.:10.1007/978-981-15-0