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Risks Faced by Whistle Blowers & How to Counter Them

07 May 2021

Location: 12.00pm - 1.00pm Virtual Event (Zoom)
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Risks Faced by Whistle Blowers & How to Counter Them

Highlights

In 2012, Jonathan Taylor provided evidence about bribes being offered in return for lucrative contracts at Dutch oil firm SBM Offshore.

Jonathan Taylor has been stuck in Croatia since July 2020. His wife and children returned home but he remains in legal limbo, unable to leave Zagreb, while the Croatian authorities decide whether he can be extradited.

Tune in to hear his story and a unique insight into Whistleblowers. 

  • Original disclosures
  • Interpol Red Notice, attempted arrest in Croatia and subsequent stay
  • Ongoing concerns about what SBM Offshore are doing to discredit him
  • Future disclosure 
  • FIRE Focus: e.g. Domino effect on Petrobras scandal

Hear direct from Jonathan Taylor and key experts including:

Jonathan Taylor
'Whistleblower'
SBM Offshore

Jonathan Taylor
Jonathan Taylor 'Whistleblower'
SBM Offshore
Anna Myers
Founding Executive Director
WIN

Anna Myers is the founding Executive Director of WIN. She has worked in the field of whistleblowing for 20 years - advising individual whistleblowers, employers of all sizes and sectors, and national and international policy makers

Anna is originally from Canada and prior to getting her law degree at Dalhousie University in Nova Scotia, she did a history degree at the Université de Montréal in Québec. Anna was Deputy Director of Public Concern at Work (now called Protect) for 9 years and has worked at Group of States against Corruption (GRECO) and at the Government Accountability Project in Washington DC. Anna is a Member of the Law Society of England and Wales, and she resides in Glasgow, Scotland.


Anna Myers
Anna Myers Founding Executive Director
WIN
Martin Bright
Editor
Index on Censorship

Martin Bright is former political editor of the Jewish Chronicle and a former political editor of the New Statesman.

He is founder of youth employment charity The Creative Society and writes a regular column, Sharp end, for Society.

Bright’s Observer article on whistleblower Katharine Gun features prominently in the film Official Secrets, where Bright is played by Matt Smith.


Martin Bright
Martin Bright Editor
Index on Censorship
Toby Cadman
Head
Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers

Toby is the Co-founder of The Guernica Group and Head of Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers in London.

He is an established international law specialist in the areas of international criminal and humanitarian law, international terrorism, international commercial law, arbitration, anti-corruption, extradition and mutual legal assistance, and human rights law. He lectures extensively on international criminal law, criminal procedure and human rights law and has provided extensive advice and training to judges, lawyers and law enforcement agencies throughout the Balkans, Middle East, North Africa and South Asia.


Toby Cadman
Toby Cadman Head
Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers

Agenda

11.55am
Audience Log-On
12.00pm
Chair's Opening Remarks
Speakers:
Martin Bright - Editor - Index on Censorship
12.05pm
Risks Faced by Whistle Blowers & How to Counter Them
Speakers:
Jonathan Taylor - 'Whistleblower' - SBM Offshore
Anna Myers - Founding Executive Director - WIN
Toby Cadman - Head - Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers
Martin Bright - Editor - Index on Censorship
12.45pm
Panel Q&A
1.00pm
Chair's Summation & Close of Event
Speakers:
Martin Bright - Editor - Index on Censorship

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