Whistleblowing system – deadline for implementation is approaching

02.02.2021 | Online

Lexology Webinar with SKW Schwarz and WhistleB.


Tuesday, February 2nd from 2 to 3 pm. 




On 16 December 2019 the EU Whistleblower Protection Directive (2019/1937/EU) came into force. EU member states have until the end of 2021 to implement the directive in their own national laws. However, EU member states should think about the directive’s implementation now because companies have a number of tasks ahead of them.

Pursuant to the directive, companies with 250 employees or more must establish a secure reporting system for whistleblowers by 17 December 2021. The deadline for smaller companies with 50 to 250 employees is 17 December 2023. Companies that miss these deadlines risk incurring penalties.

What do the new obligations consist of and when will they apply? How can EU member states and companies implement this in practice? How can they choose the right system?

SKW Schwarz and whistleblowing system provider WhistleB will give an overview of the legal framework and provide helpful practical tips.

Please find further information on the webinar and registration here.

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