Cross-Border Concerns: Perils and Possibilities

Richard Hyde, Ashley Savage

Abstract


Concerns raised by whistleblowers often cross national boundaries, whereas whistleblowing laws tend to be territorial. Two industries where this occurs are explored in this article, aviation and food. The article explores the issues of employment protection, data protection, breach of confidence, and the protection of freedom of expression that emerge from the complexity of territorial laws offering whistleblower protection and confidentiality for cross-border concerns.

 

Keywords: whistleblowing, transnational, protection of identity, employment protection, freedom of expression, data protection, breach of confidence


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