Let them blow the whistle, say labour panellists

Whistle-blowers are a crucial part of a good compliance system and companies must know how to manage them as anti-corruption regulations are ramped up across the region, heard delegates at Latin Lawyer's 4th Annual Labour & Employment Conference, held in Miami on 26 September.

Let them blow the whistle, say labour panellists Credit: Freedom Film LLC /Christopher Lazzaro

New strict corporate liability rules are popping up across the region and several companies have already paid a high price for ignoring whistle-blowers. But speakers argued that a whistle-blower can help rather than hurt a company. Panel moderator José Carlos Wahle, partner at Brazilian firm Veirano Advogados, described them as “one of the most interesting tools” to curb corrupt practices and a “key element to unveil wrongdoings.”

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