Shortcomings of an internally developed whistleblowing system
Feedback or complaint systems are not suitable for use in a slightly modified form as a whistleblowing solution. Clear security layers are missing here. Internally developed systems are also not suitable for ensuring anonymity.
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Denmark: 1:0 for data protection against whistleblower protection
In the ruling, the Supreme Court found that the disclosure of the sensitive information on 89 citizens did not justify the whistleblower’s interest in uncovering irregularities in the municipality’s case handling.
Portugal implements EU whistleblower protection directive with deviations
The Law No. 93/2021 was published by the Parliament in Portugal on 20/12/2021.
Denmark’s Whistleblower Protection Act is in force
On 29 June 2021, Denmark passed the Whistle-blower Protection Act (Act No. 1436), which entered into force on 17 December 2021.
Sweden has implemented the EU Whistleblower protection Directive
Sweden was one of the first EU member states to implement the EU Directive on the protection of persons reporting misconduct.
The new EU AML/CFT Authority
45.6 million EUR per year for a new EU AML/CFT Authority. The weaknesses in the AML/CFT regimes of the EU member states and the big differences in the prevention and detection of money laundering and terrorism financing brought up the idea for a new Authority for AML/CFT (AMLA).