Working with Whistleblowers, International Edition
Regardless of jurisdiction, you are likely to work on cases that originated from whistleblowers, and there are an increasing number of whistleblower protection laws throughout the world. To help your clients and organization avoid retaliation claims, you must be familiar with these laws. You should also know how to develop, implement and improve organizational whistleblower programs. Among the most critical aspects of a whistleblower program is a proper reporting mechanism, and this course includes instructions on setting up mechanisms and evaluating their effectiveness.
In this course, you will learn about whistleblower issues as they relate to the anti-fraud profession including the many pitfalls in whistleblowing cases and how to avoid or mitigate those issues.
- Necessary precautions to avoid claims of retaliations from whistleblowers
- Legal protections that may apply to whistleblowers during a fraud examination
- Information-gathering techniques when working with whistleblowers
- The fraud examiner's role in a whistleblower case
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1||Lesson 1: Fraud Examiners’ Roles in Whistleblowing|
|Chapter 2||Lesson 2: Fraud-Related Whistleblower Protections|
|Chapter 3||Lesson 3: Whistleblower Programs|
|Chapter 4||Lesson 4: Handling Whistleblowers in Fraud Examinations|
|Chapter 5||Lesson 5: Guidance for Potential Whistleblowers|
|NASBA Information:||Specialized Knowledge|
|Last Updated:||September 2020|
|Delivery Method:||QAS Self-Study|
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