Whistleblowers as John Does: preserving their identity while conducting internal investigations

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Published in Business Crime Newsletter - IBA

Coming forward with information that could get someone into troubles has never been easy. To remedy this, states have been increasing their efforts to encourage whistleblowers to report wrongdoings by ensuring their protection from retaliation.

As a response to this need, on 7 October 2019, the Council of the European Union passed the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection who report breaches of Union Law.

This article first appeared in the October 2021 issue of the Newsletter of the Business Crime Committee of the International Bar Association.

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