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A question that we are occasionally asked concerns attorneys as whistleblowers. It’s a reasonable question—who is better positioned to know whether their employer (for in-house counsel) or client (external counsel) is following the rules? But with knowledge comes duty, and the prospect of attorney-whistleblowers raises the specter of conflicts of interest in a way that

In response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the last two weeks have seen the imposition of several rounds of sanctions against Russian and Belarussian individuals, banks, and other business.  How effective these sanctions are will depend entirely on their enforcement, and this is an area where whistleblowers have the potential to play an outsized