The SEC’s whistleblower programme offers potential rewards to (former) employees who come forward. Kara Brockmeyer, chief of the SEC’s FCPA Unit, recently stated that 30% of foreign bribery investigations currently start off by tip-offs from whistleblowers. This shows that whistleblowers are an increasingly significant aspect of bribery investigations and how important it is for businesses to have a well-functioning whistleblowing scheme.