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Reference
COM(2018)218
Type
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Proposal for a DIRECTIVE OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law

Department
Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers
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23 April 2018 - 13 July 2018
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  • Erika Kelton (United States)
    13 July 2018 Non-EU citizen
    Erika Kelton (United States)

    While we commend the European Parliament for proposing a directive to support whistleblowers, there are several provisions in the proposal that are likely to discourage whistleblowing and be counterproductive to the European Parliament’s goals. We believe those provisions should be changed. In brief, we recommend eliminating the mandatory internal reporting requirement. We also recommend eliminating the three-to-six month waiting period...

  • Anti Corruption International (Germany)
    13 July 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Anti Corruption International (Germany)

    Anti Corruption International is the largest globally present youth-focused anti-corruption organization. We run the Right to Report EU campaign with the goal to create awareness amongst European citizens, specifically youth, on the importance of whistleblower (WB) protection for establishing fair and transparent societies and safeguarding the European public interest. Within the organization, we regard whistleblowing both as an effective...

  • Regulatory Institute (Portugal)
    13 July 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Regulatory Institute (Portugal)

    The Regulatory Institute is an independent, non-profit organisation focused on regulation and regulatory techniques. Through its site www.howtoregulate.org , the Regulatory Institute addresses current questions of regulatory practice and disseminates knowledge regarding the method of law-making, legislating and regulating in general, as well as legislative and other regulatory techniques. The Regulatory Institute welcomes the opportunity to...

  • Human Rights House Zagreb (Croatia)
    13 July 2018 Non-governmental organisation (NGO)
    Human Rights House Zagreb (Croatia)

    Human Rights House Zagreb welcomes the publication of a draft Directive on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of Union law. Introducing whistleblower protection on EU level is an important step forward to achieving a comprehensive regulation and setting common minimum standards for all Member States. We strongly support introducing wide personal scope of individuals covered by the protection irrespective of the nature of their...

  • Oficina Antifrau de Catalunya (Spain)
    13 July 2018 Public authority
    Oficina Antifrau de Catalunya (Spain)

    Please find attached the suggestions of the Anti-fraud Office of Catalonia to the public consultation on the proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of persons reporting on breaches of the Union law

  • Baker Tilly Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (Germany)
    13 Juli 2018 Company/business organisation
    Baker Tilly Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH (Germany)

    Der richtige Umgang mit Whistleblowern ist mehr als nur eine juristische Frage. Vielmehr tritt das Phänomen Whistleblowing in einem deutlich vielseitigeren Kontext multilateraler Interessenslagen auf. Daher möchte sich die Baker Tilly Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH als Anbieterin von Hinweisgebersystemen mit Ombudsperson zu dem Vorschlag der Richtlinie des europäischen Parlaments und des Rates vom 23.04.2018 zum Schutz von Personen, die...

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