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Ensure your current governance, risk and compliance (GRC) program aligns with the EU Whistleblower Protection Directive. Find out how.
- For anyone responsible for:
- Ethics and compliance program management, hotline and incident management
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EU Whistleblower Protection Directive
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What is the EU Whistleblower Protection Directive?
Directive (EU) 2019/1937 (commonly referred to as the “EU Whistleblower Protection Directive”) was adopted by the European Council in 2019. It aims to strengthen protections for people who report breaches of EU law, create safer, better-defined reporting channels across all EU member states, and move member states towards a unified legal framework.
The Directive has implications for hundreds of thousands of organisations within the EU – and beyond. December 2021 marks the deadline for member states to enact national law satisfying the requirements of the Directive for organisations of 250 people or more, leaving two further years for smaller organisations of 50 or more people. Laws will vary by country, as the Directive establishes minimum standards, which will be transposed to national law in each member state.
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