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A Comparison of the Whistle-blower Law in U.S. & Taiwan

  • U.S.-Asia Law Institute 139 MacDougal Street, Room 512 New York United States (map)

A Comparison of the Whistle-blower Law in U.S. & Taiwan

About the Presentation

Some believe that in practice the white-collar crime is the hardest for a prosecutor. If the employee in the company or employer who is doing misconduct can tell us the happening crime to be a whistleblower, it will help us a lot to investigate or stop the misconduct. As a result,the whistleblower law which is designed to protect these whistleblowers is very important. The law in Taiwan is still a draft, but there are some difficulties to operate in practice. We hope to perfect the law to operate in Taiwan.

About the Speaker

Ching-sheng Tsai received his master degree in law from National Chengchi University in 2007, and has been a prosecutor for nine years in Taiwan. He specializes in criminal law and criminal procedure. As a prosecutor, he focuses on crime investigations, primarily intellectual property rights crimes, drug trafficking, food safety fraud cases, health insurance scams, and financial crimes. He directed hundreds of police and government officers to investigate the “Fraud in Fukushima Food Importation” case and “174 people for health insurance scam”. He is the second prosecutor awarded the major contribution award of Ministry of Health and Welfare. At the U.S.-Asia Law Institute, he will continue research of financial crimes, particularly insider trading and law enforcement, including the trend of the recent judgments and ruling of SEC concerning insider trading in United States.

Earlier Event: April 29
Asia Law Weekly: Margaret Lewis