Barclays Whistleblower

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For many whistleblowers, fear of persecution and retaliation has prevented them from speaking out against improper behaviors at their institutions. Because of the dangers that whistleblowers are exposed to, many companies have become proactive in promoting and protecting whistleblowing. As a case and point, we need to look no further than the banking giant, Barclays. As noted in an April 2017 article by The New York Times, James E. Staley, the CEO of Barclays is currently under investigation after trying to identify a whistleblower at his company. According to the article, the scandal started when Barclays decided to hire an individual named Tim Main. Tim Main had previously worked at JP Morgan alongside Staley and so they were very well
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