This presentation focuses on the legal principles underlying various new procedures designed to safeguard both the reporting by and protection of whistleblowers. It addresses the consequences for companies in the event of anonymous reports and conditions for initiating information measures and ensuring confidentiality, as well as the status of legislative implementation and the outlook for compliance in the face of related supplementary European law regulations.

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