Ensuring data protection in Whistleblowing Systems: A lesson learned from Bologna Airport

Breach of data protection in whistleblowing system, Bologna Airport.

Whistleblowing is a critical tool in uncovering illegal activities in organisations. However, the incident involving Bologna Airport in Italy will show the importance of implementing robust data protection measures within digital whistleblowing systems. In this blog post, we will explore the violations committed by Bologna Airport and how organisations can ensure data protection in their […]

A new Polish draft law has officially introduced “the whistleblower”

Guest post Ostrowski legal alert about the Polish whistleblower law.

A new comprehensive analysis by Marta Trzeciak and Karolina Misiak, solicitors at Ostrowski i Wspolnicy Law Firm, delves into the recent revisions of the Polish draft law on Whistleblowers, shedding light on key amendments and highlighting areas requiring further enhancement. Their evaluation provides a detailed examination of the latest developments in whistleblower protection legislation in […]

Enhancing the Vatican’s whistleblowing strategy: Transparency, anonymity and beyond

Vatican whistleblowing.

The Holy See’s whistleblowing revolution  The Vatican recently announced the implementation of new rules regarding whistleblowing, as part of Pope Francis’ efforts to promote financial transparency and combat corruption within the Holy See and the Vatican City State.  In a legal document released by the Office of the Auditor General, the Vatican emphasized the importance of […]

Whistleblowing in the Hospitality Industry: Protecting customers, employees, businesses, and reputation

Whistleblowing in the hospitality industry.

The hospitality industry is known for its warm welcome and exceptional service. Behind the scenes, there may be instances of malpractice that need to be addressed. This blog post will delve into:  The significance of whistleblowing in the hospitality industry  Whistleblowers are employees who reveal information about malpractice within their organisations. Whistleblowers play a crucial role […]

Romania has adopted a new Whistleblowing Law after a turbulent process 

Romania whistleblowing law.

The journey to establish comprehensive whistleblower protection in Romania has been a turbulent one. After initial concerns, Romania passed a new whistleblower law, Law 361/2022, in June 2022. This made Romania the tenth country to transpose the EU Directive into national legislation.   The law did, however, face criticism for its flaws and non-compliance with the […]

Customer case: Interview with Sun Wave Pharma, Romania

Sun Wave Pharma

Sun Wave Pharma, the largest nutraceutical company in Romania, has successfully implemented a whistleblowing system to promote a culture of compliance and ethical behaviour. In this customer case interview, Bogdan Fratiloiu, Compliance Director at Sun Wave Pharma, shares how the whistleblowing system has positively impacted their organisation and strengthened their relationship with stakeholders.  Briefly introduce […]

Whistleblower Protection: EU Directive prevails in Poland despite delayed transposition of the Whistleblowing Directive

The Polish whistleblower law is drawing close.

Whistleblowing is an essential mechanism for exposing wrongdoing and ensuring accountability within organisations. While the EU Directive 2019/1937 aims to safeguard whistleblowers, Poland has yet to adopt a corresponding whistleblower law. However, recent court decisions have shown that whistleblowers in Poland can still rely on the EU Whistleblowing Directive for protection.  Delayed implementation of the […]

Whistlelink tops expert ranking as a leading Whistleblowing Solution

Whistlelink tops expert ranking as a leading whistleblowing solution.

Whistlelink has emerged as a top-ranked platform in a comprehensive assessment of more than 30 leading whistleblowing solutions. The evaluation, conducted by Polish legal data protection and IT security experts, analysed various criteria to determine the most effective, secure, and user-friendly whistleblowing system. Whistlelink’s compliance with regulations and exceptional performance across all parameters has earned […]

Exposing the Dark Side of Uber: The Whistleblower’s Revelations 

Uber whistleblower case.

In recent years, Uber has revolutionized the way we travel and transformed the face of transportation. However, behind its sleek app and convenient service lies a darker side that has come to light through a series of revelations by a former Uber executive, Mark MacGann. This blog post delves into the Uber whistleblower case, shedding […]

Impact of the Czech Whistleblowing Law on obligated persons under the AML Act

Czech Whistleblowing Law obligations under the AML Act.

Whistleblowing has become a crucial tool in uncovering illegal activities and promoting transparency in various industries. On August 1, 2023, a new Whistleblower Protection Act came into effect in Czech Republic, bringing significant changes to existing laws. One of the key amendments was the impact on obligated persons under the Act on Certain Measures against […]

The Power of Whistleblowing: Safeguarding Ethics in Start-up Companies 

Whistleblowing in start-up companies.

In recent years, the world has witnessed a surge in start-up companies disrupting traditional industries and shaping the future of business. While these innovative ventures bring immense potential for growth and progress, they also face unique challenges. One such challenge is maintaining ethical standards in a fast-paced and often chaotic start-up environment. In this blog […]

Italy: Data protection authority fines Perugia Hospital €40,000 for GDPR violations related to whistleblowing system

The recent decision by the data protection authority in Italy, Garante, to fine Perugia Hospital €40,000 for violations of the GDPR in relation to their whistleblowing system serves as a reminder of the importance of ensuring compliance with data protection laws when implementing such systems.  Violations found in Perugia Hospital’s whistleblowing system  The Garante’s investigation […]

The role of whistleblowers in companies, organisations, and society 

Role of whistleblowers.

Whistleblowers play a critical role in exposing wrongdoing in an organisation. They come forward to report unethical or illegal activities that would otherwise go unnoticed. This not only helps to maintain the integrity of the organisation but also ensures that the public’s trust is not compromised. In this article, we will discuss:   Why are whistleblowers […]

5 benefits of whistleblowing in the workplace 

Fördelar med visselblåsning på arbetsplatsen.

Whistleblowers play a key role in our society by putting the spotlight on wrongdoings of companies and authorities. Whistleblowers are also a great asset to their organisation. By resolving problems internally before they reach the media, the organisation will avoid rumours and negative publicity. In this article, we will look at the following five major […]

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