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Dubai regulator announces increased protection for whistleblowers

The UAE is working to increase its financial transparency after being linked to sanctions evasion and the flow of dark money.
Workers stand outside the Dubai International Financial Center in the Gulf emirate on Nov. 29, 2009.

The Dubai Financial Services Authority announced today a new regulatory regime for whistleblowing.

The regime provides enhanced legal protection to people who report misconduct by any Dubai entity regulated by the authority. It applies to those who report the misconduct internally or to Dubai authorities, according to a press release. 

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