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September 14-15, 2020

The New EU Whistleblower Directive of 26.11.2019 (2019/1937)—Principles and Implications for Corporate Practice

Speaker, 11th Anti-Corruption & Compliance Summit, Berlin, Germany

This presentation focused on the legal principles underlying various new procedures designed to safeguard both the reporting by and protection of whistleblowers. It addressed the consequences for companies in the event of anonymous reports and conditions for initiating information measures and ensuring confidentiality, as well as the status of legislative implementation and the outlook for compliance in the face of related supplementary European law regulations.