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The new whistleblower scheme requirements in the Nordic region

Focus

New draft bills on the protection of whistleblowers have been proposed in Denmark and Sweden. It is expected that the new Acts will enter into force latest 17 December 2021 which is the deadline for implementation in the EU directive.

The draft bills will have huge importance for companies with more than 50 employees as the new rules will include an obligation to establish a whistleblower scheme. During the online event, we will go through the most important parts of the new draft bills in Denmark and Sweden and discuss what the new rules mean in practice

Among other things, we will discuss:

  • Who must establish whistleblower schemes?
  • Who can report?
  • What can be reported?
  • How will a whistleblower be protected?
  • In practice, how should a whistleblower scheme be implemented?
  • What requirements must a whistleblower scheme satisfy?
  • GDPR and other considerations
  • Sanctions in case of non-compliance

This online event will give you an overview of the coming rules on whistleblower schemes. Your company can therefore afterwards already start getting ready to tackle the new rules.

Focus

New draft bills on the protection of whistleblowers have been proposed in Denmark and Sweden. It is expected that the new Acts will enter into force latest 17 December 2021 which is the deadline for implementation in the EU directive.

The draft bills will have huge importance for companies with more than 50 employees as the new rules will include an obligation to establish a whistleblower scheme. During the online event, we will go through the most important parts of the new draft bills in Denmark and Sweden and discuss what the new rules mean in practice

Among other things, we will discuss:

  • Who must establish whistleblower schemes?
  • Who can report?
  • What can be reported?
  • How will a whistleblower be protected?
  • In practice, how should a whistleblower scheme be implemented?
  • What requirements must a whistleblower scheme satisfy?
  • GDPR and other considerations
  • Sanctions in case of non-compliance

This online event will give you an overview of the coming rules on whistleblower schemes. Your company can therefore afterwards already start getting ready to tackle the new rules.

Anders

Etgen Reitz

Partner

Søren

Hessellund Klausen

Partner

Kirsten

Astrup

Senior associate

Sofie

Aurora Braut Bache

Senior associate

Cecillie

Groth Henriksen

Associate

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Whistleblower schemes in the Nordic region

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The team

Aage

Krogh

Partner

Akina

Ørum Masaki

Legal Advisor

Alexandra

Jensen

Legal Advisor

Amalie

Starup Poulsen

Legal Advisor

Anders

Etgen Reitz

Partner

Cecilie

Marie Hoff Schmidt

Associate

Cecillie

Groth Henriksen

Associate

Emma

Sandner

Junior legal assistant

Johan

Gustav Dein

Associate

Julie

Meyer

Legal assistant

Katrine

Matilde Ahlberg Purhus

Associate

Kirsten

Astrup

Senior associate

Lucca

Powers Bates

Senior legal assistant

Madeleine

Grønning Madsen

Junior legal assistant

Mai

Haaning Kristensen

Junior legal assistant

Matilde

Grønlund Jakobsen

Associate

Signe

Kræmer Pedersen

Senior legal assistant

Sofie

Aurora Braut Bache

Senior associate

Søren

Hessellund Klausen

Partner

Victoria

Valentin Olsen

Senior legal assistant