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International Toolkit

Tools for International Whistleblowers

“Very few other countries have any track record of prosecuting deliberate…violations, let alone a legal process that would protect witnesses from obstruction of justice…”

U.S. Department of Justice, in United States v. Efploia

Consolidated Appropriations Act 2017, H.R. 244, P.L. 115-31 (Section 7029(g) requires the Secretary of the Treasury to ensure that the U.S. representatives on international financial institutions work to ensure the implementation of whistleblower protections for employees in those institutions)

Source: U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 2012 – 2019 Annual Report on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program

Rewards given to non-U.S. Citizens/International Whistleblowers under the Dodd-Frank Act/FCPA:

International cases under the Commodity Exchange Act published by the CFTC as eligible for Whistleblower Rewards

The following cases hold that international whistleblowers cannot obtain on-the-job protection under U.S. whistleblower laws:

Political Asylum