Employment Tribunal proceedings have started in respect of Michael Woodford, the ex Olympus Chief Executive, who alleged that he was dismissed following his blowing of the whistle on one of Japan’s most high profile frauds (which later resulted in the arrest of seven people in Japan including the former Chairman and Vice-President).  The full hearing takes place in May and an interesting starting point may be that of jurisdiction as Mr Woodford lived and worked in Japan.  We will report more as this case plays out – unless a settlement is reached in the next few months.