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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Australian law enforces a proactive elimination of sexual harassment in the workplace

Elker on the new bill Respect at Work, Australia.

The Respect at Work Bill, commonly called Respect@Work, is a pivotal legislation amendment to eliminate sexual harassment and sex-based discrimination in Australian workplaces. This legislation signifies Australia’s commitment to creating safer workplaces where employees are protected and businesses are held accountable for unlawful conduct. From December 12, 2023, Australian businesses will be required to be […]

Transposition process of the new Whistleblowing law in Romania

Whistleblowing law Romania, with Deloitte.

A short overview of the Romanian law on whistleblower protection and the legislative process, by Kenan Burçin Atakan, Financial Advisory Partner – Forensics, Deloitte Romania. This article was first published on 28 September 2022, but has been updated by Deloitte Romania to reflect the timeline of the transposition process and modifications of the law.   The new […]

Implementing a Whistleblower Law in Austria: An Overview of the HSchG 

Paulitsch Law on the whistleblower law in Austria.

This guest article will provide an overview of the implementation of whistleblower laws in Austria through the Whistleblower Protection Act (HSchG). Here, Dr. Pilar Mayer-Koukol, lawyer and Partner at Paulitsch Law and co-author Sophia Hinterlechner, trainee lawyer, will discuss the obligations for companies, the challenges and protections for whistleblowers, and the consequences of violations.   Whistleblowing […]

Activision Blizzard will pay $35 million fine for violating whistleblower protection rule and disclosure flaws  

Activision Blizzard will pay $35 million whistleblower fine.

US based Activision Blizzard, one of the world’s biggest video game companies, has been fined by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) a hefty sum of $35 million. The Activision Blizzard fine settles charges for failing to maintain disclosure controls related to complaints of workplace misconduct and violating a whistleblower protection rule.  Allegations of workplace […]

New draft for Polish Whistleblower Act: Less time to implement procedures

Guest post on the latest draft of the Polish Whistleblower Act, by Legal Counsel Marta Trzeciak, Ostrowski i Wspólnicy law firm, Poland. On 25 May, another version of the Polish draft law on the protection of whistleblowers, the Whistleblower Act, was published. The draft has not been submitted to the Polish Parliament Sejm, but work is […]

Legislative process of the Czech Whistleblowing Law 

Legislative process of the Czech whistleblowing law.

A short overview of the new Czech Whistleblowing Law by Mgr. Anna Cervanová, LL.M. and Mgr. Michal Nulíček, LL.M. from Rowan Legal, Czech Republic.  On 21 April 2023, the Chamber of Deputies of the Czech Republic approved the proposed text of the Whistleblowing Act which transposed the EU Whistleblowing Directive. Now, the Senate has until […]

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