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Kategorie: Whistleblowing

31. 08. 2023

Whistleblowing in practice – implementing an internal whistleblowing system

Act No. 171/2023 Coll., on the Protection of Reporting Persons (the “Act“), entered into force on 1 August 2023 and brought institutional protection of whistleblowers into the Czech legal system. We present a summary of practical advice and recommendations for implementing an internal reporting system in an organisation. This article is the next in a series on …

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26. 07. 2023

Protection of whistleblowers from 1 August 2023

On 1 August 2023, a new Act on Protection of Reporting Persons comes into force introducing whistleblower protection in the Czech Republic and numerous obligations to the obliged entities defined therein. However, selected entities have until 15 December 2023 to comply with certain obligations. Jakub Málek, Tomáš Maux and Kateřina Lansdorfová prepared an overview of basic information …

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25. 07. 2023

Whistleblowing and data protection

The Act on Protection of Reporting Persons (“the Act“), will come into force on 1 August 2023, and for obliged entities, this means, among other things, the obligation to introduce an effective internal reporting system by that date, while obliged entities employing between 50 and 250 employees on the effective date of the Act have a longer implementation …

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23. 06. 2023

The Designated Person in the Context of the Protection of Whistleblowers

The Act on Protection of Reporting Persons (the “Act“) became final and was published in the Collection of Laws on 20 June 2023. The Czech Republic has thus fulfilled its obligation to implement Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2019 (the “Directive“) into its legal order, although …

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