A new Czech whistleblower legislation came into force on 1 August 2023, implementing the EU Whistleblower Directive.
The Czech Republic has awaited this piece of legislation for many years. The panel discussion with leading experts in this area was moderated by Zbynek Zykmund from Prima TV, and attended by Pavel Prochazka, a chief compliance officer at Home Credit International (PPF), Katerina Holasek Dosedelova, a forensic services director at PwC, Marie Zemanova, an environmental, social and governance (ESG) specialist from the Czech Sustainable Business Association, and Vladimir Polach, a partner at Squire Patton Boggs, focusing on dispute resolution, white collar and investigations.
The discussion provides an introduction to the new Czech whistleblower legislation, and it puts the legislation into a context of international best practices and trends in this dynamic field of law and legal services.
This panel discussion was originally filmed by DVTV in October 2023 and is reposted with permission.