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A U.S. Perspective on the Dutch bill to create a "House for Whistleblowers"

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A U.S. Perspective on a bill in the Dutch Parliament that would create a "House for Whistleblowers" (Huis voor klokkenluiders)

A U.S. Perspective on a bill in the Dutch Parliament that would create a "House for Whistleblowers" (Huis voor klokkenluiders)

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  • 1. The House for Whistleblowers: A U.S. Perspective Kathleen Clark Washington University in St. Louis University of Amsterdam June 28, 2013
  • 2. Whistleblowing disclosure of alleged wrongdoing or danger to stop or otherwise address it
  • 3. Whistleblowing Law 1. Require disclosure 2. Prohibit retaliation 3. Compensate for retaliation 4. Require institutions to facilitate 5. Provide financial incentives
  • 4. Whistleblowing Law 1. Require disclosure 2. Prohibit retaliation 3. Compensate for retaliation 4. Require institutions to facilitate 5. Provide financial incentives
  • 5. Whistleblowing Law 1. Require disclosure 2. Prohibit retaliation 3. Compensate for retaliation 4. Require institutions to facilitate 5. Provide financial incentives
  • 6. Whistleblowing Law 1. Require disclosure 2. Prohibit retaliation 3. Compensate for retaliation 4. Require institutions to facilitate 5. Provide financial incentives
  • 7. Whistleblowing Law 1. Require disclosure 2. Prohibit retaliation 3. Compensate for retaliation 4. Facilitate disclosure 5. Provide financial incentives
  • 8. Whistleblowing Law 1. Require disclosure 2. Prohibit retaliation 3. Compensate for retaliation 4. Facilitate disclosure 5. Provide financial incentives
  • 9. Lessons from the U.S. experience
  • 10. comprehensive rather than piecemeal
  • 11. U.K.’s Public Interest Disclosure Act (PIDA)
  • 12. Is the House for Whistleblowers bill comprehensive?
  • 13. public & private sectors
  • 14. Art. 4, ¶ 2 Geen melding kan worden gedaan door rechterlijke ambtenaren, bedoeld in artikel 1, onderdeel b, onder 1° tot en met 4°, van de Wet op de rechterlijke organisatie.
  • 15. Art. 4, ¶ 2 No mention can be done by judicial officers referred to in Article 1, subsection b, below 1 ° to 4 °, of the Law on the Judiciary.
  • 16. employers of 50+ employees
  • 17. definition of “employee”
  • 18. Suspected Wrongdoing
  • 19. need to protect insiders who assist whistleblower
  • 20. if the disclosure is prohibited by other law?
  • 21. “good faith”
  • 22. anonymous or confidential whistleblowing
  • 23. conflict of roles
  • 24. Whistleblower Protection 1. Require disclosure 2. Prohibit retaliation 3. Compensate for retaliation 4. Facilitate disclosure 5. Provide financial incentives
  • 25. an ineffective whistleblower protection law is worse than no whistleblower protection law at all
  • 26. Will the House for Whistleblowers offer effective protection?
  • 27. Compensation for Retaliation Largely Ineffective Financial Incentives Effective
  • 28. Financial Incentives False Claims Act Dodd Frank – SEC Whistleblower Program IRS Whistleblower Program
  • 29. leadership
  • 30. U.S. Office of Special Counsel
  • 31. Hanford Concerns Council
  • 32. Whistleblowing Law 1. Require disclosure 2. Prohibit retaliation 3. Compensate for retaliation 4. Facilitate disclosure 5. Provide financial incentives
  • 33. The House for Whistleblowers: A U.S. Perspective Kathleen Clark kathleen_clark@mac.com University of Amsterdam June 28, 2013