New EU Whistleblowing Directive: What Global Companies Need to Know

September 2021
Region: Europe

The 27 remaining EU member states have until 17 December 2021 to introduce local legislation implementing the new directive on the protection of persons who report breaches of EU law (the Whistleblowing Directive). With less than three months to go, we take a quick look at how the directive is being implemented in certain key EU countries and highlight what companies operating in Europe should be thinking about now to ensure their whistleblowing policies and procedures are compliant.