Scandals such as the Panama Papers, LuxLeaks and Danske Bank have brought into the spotlight the role of whistle-blowers in identifying money laundering. But the lack of clear protective measures across the EU serves to deter reporting of misconduct by employees who may be fearful of repercussions. Through this fast-paced session, we will assess the cases that have brought to light activities that companies would have preferred to keep quiet, why whistleblowers deserve better protection for speaking up and how new regulations will address this.
Reviewing lessons learnt from scandals that were uncovered by whistleblowers
Reviewing what compliance with the EU Whistleblowing Protection Directive means
Discussing practical steps that obliged entities can take to implement robust whistleblowing programmes
Anti-Bribery / Corruption (ABC)
Ethics / Governance
Governance and Oversight
Casino / Gaming