The Expansion of Whistleblower Reward Programs: How Whistleblowers Assist Government Prosecutors & Enforcement Attorneys in Rooting Out Fraud

March 17, 2021
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Whistleblowing Canada is hosting a series of Webinars aimed at increasing awareness and understanding of how encouraging whistleblowers can help organisations and governments prevent harm and work better to the benefit of everyone – organisations and citizens alike. This webinair will focus on Whistleblower Reward Programs.

This webinar will cover: 

  • Whistleblower Reward Programs around the world
  • The Ontario Securities Commission’s Whistleblower Program
  • How the OSC Whistleblower Program is becoming a model for other jurisdictions in Canada and around the world

Hosted by:
Paloma Raggo
,PhD. School of Public Policy and Administration, Carleton University teaches in the Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership (MPNL) program. She is also the founding director of Whistleblowers Canada

David Yazbeck
, an Employment and Labour Lawyer at Raven Law. He has particular expertise in employee free speech, whistleblowing, and anti-reprisal complaints.


Mary Inman, Constantine Cannon LLP is a partner in Constantine Cannon’s San Francisco and London offices and the Head of the firm’s International Whistleblower practice. After 20+ years representing whistleblowers in the U.S., she moved to London in July 2017 to launch the firm's international whistleblower practice. She specilises in representing whilstleblowers from the U.K, Europe and worldwide under the various American whistleblower reward programs, including the Federal and various state False Claims Acts and the SEC, CFTC, IRS, DOT and Department of Treasury whistleblower programs. 
Shaifali Joshi-Clark, Ontario Securities Commission, Office of the Whistleblower  is a Senior Forensic Accountant in the Office of the Whistleblower of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). She was a key member in the development of the OSC’s Whistleblower Program. Since the program’s launch in 2016, Shaifali deals directly with whistleblowers and reviews their tips, corresponds with OSC Staff assigned to investigate whistleblower tips and responds to public enquiries about the Whistleblower Program 

The Webinar will take place via Zoom on Wednesday the 17 March 2021, 12:00 – 13:30 EST / 17:00 – 18:30 GMT.

To register for this free event please visit Whistleblowing Canada Research Society website.

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