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Whistleblower protection: from EU Directive to Luxembourg law

Here in Luxembourg, the transposition of EU Directive 2019/1937 on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law (whistleblowers) is still in progress. EU member states have until 17 December 2021 to implement this directive into their national legislations. Until today, Luxembourg law has provided limited protection to whistleblowers (unless the […]
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How companies can prepare for new directive protecting whistleblowers

The EU Council has proposed a new EU directive to protect whistleblowers who report EU law breaches.[1] The current draft of this directive was passed by the European Parliament’s legal affairs committee on 20 November 2018, after several months of discussion within the parliament. Debate on this proposal is not over, as it now needs to be reviewed in light of […]