On January 26, 2017, whistleblower attorney and National Whistleblower Center Executive Director, Stephen Kohn participated in a panel discussion at the University of Toronto’s Capital Markets Institute on the topic of “Rewarding Corporate Whistleblowers: Will this Improve Canadian Capital Markets?”
Kohn, who is a partner in the international whistleblower firm Kohn, Kohn and Colapinto, LLP, was co-counsel to Swiss Bank whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld in his successful IRS whistleblower reward case and serves as the Executive Director of the National Whistleblower Center (US). Birkenfeld won the highest individual reward in history, $104 million. Kohn is the author of The Whistleblower’s Handbook, which includes a guide for how whistleblowers around the world can protect themselves using the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Other panelists included: Peter Dent, Partner, Deloitte LLP and Past Chair & President, Transparency International; Heidi Franken, Chief, Office of the Whistleblower, OSC; Andrew Call, W. P. Carey School of Business, Arizona State University.
Watch the video of this event here: “Rewarding Corporate Whistleblowers: Will this Improve Canadian Capital Markets?”