Whistleblowing

FRANCE: The CNIL publishes new standards on HR management and whistleblowing schemes

By Denise Lebeau-Marianna and Caroline Chancé   On 11 April 2019, the French Data Protection Supervisory Authority (CNIL) published two draft standards intending to provide practical guidance in relation to the processing of personal data for HR management and whistleblowing systems. The purposes of such standards is to: Assist businesses in their compliance process, and Help …

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FRANCE: Single Authorization for the processing of personal data resulting from Sapin II Law finally applicable

By Denise Lebeau-Marianna & Mathilde Hallé The French Data Protection Authority (“CNIL”) has amended the Single Authorization No. AU-004 on whistleblowing systems.[1] These modifications largely aim to simplify the formalities applicable to the processing of personal data resulting from the implementation of the compliance procedures required by French Law (dated December 9, 2016) regarding transparency, …

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THE NETHERLANDS: change in whistleblowing legislation

By Richard van Schaik and Róbin de Wit   As from 1 July 2016, the Dutch Whistleblowers Act (Wet Huis voor klokkenluiders, “Act”) will come into force, introducing statutory legal protection for whistleblowers. Important change is that it becomes obligatory for companies employing 50 or more employees to establish an internal whistleblowing policy as per …

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