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Directive 2019/1937

Protection of persons who report Union Law breaches

Directive (EU) 2019/1937: Protection of persons who report Union Law breaches

Consistent with our commitment to keep you updated on the most important developments, we outline below the key points on whistleblower rights, companies’ obligations and next steps, as provided for by the provisions of Directive (EU) 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report Union Law breaches.

In this edition:

  • Material Scope of the Directive

  • Who is protected?

  • Which information is protected?

  • How can a breach be reported?

  • What are the obligations of private sector legal entities?

  • Provisions applicable to internal and external reporting:

  • What type of protection does the Directive provide for?

  • More favorable treatment and non-regression clause

  • Transposition to national legislation and entry into force

  • Comments

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