The new EU Directive 2019/1937 for the protection of whistleblower must be implemented by December 17, 2021. It obligates businesses and specifically legal entities in the private and public sectors to establish an anonymous and secure reporting channel for whistleblowers. If internal grievances occur, the introduction of such a system will encourage potential whistleblowers to refrain from reporting to supervisory authorities or public media. Specifically, this new obligation affects:
CLARIUS.LEGAL offers a secure online platform which whistleblowers can use to report grievances or violations anonymously. The platform is branded with the client’s CI and is easily accessible via internet browser. Optionally, a phone hotline can be set up which provides an additional reporting channel for whistleblowers.
We set up a secure online platform for you that whistleblowers can use – anonymously or by voluntarily disclosing their identity.
The online platform is branded in your corporate identity (CI). This way, the whistleblower knows that they are contacting the right place.
Optionally, we can set up a phone hotline for you, which offers whistleblowers an alternative reporting channel.
The online platform is GDPR-compliant and hosted in a German data centre.
CLARIUS.LEGAL lawyers are your reliable contact for whistle-blowers! As a law firm and ombudsperson, CLARIUS.LEGAL offers you and the whistleblower special protection – secure and anonymous communication is assured.
Please reach out to your personal contact person directly for more information:
submission of the (anonymised, if desired) information by the whistleblower via the whistle-blower platform
basis for an attorney-client relationship between the whistleblower and CLARIUS.LEGAL
review of the transmitted data by a CLARIUS.LEGAL lawyer
forwarding the data to the contact person in the client’s organisation
compliance with EU Directive 2019/1937
Due to its number of employees, a large investment company is obligated to establish a reporting channel through which potential whistleblowers can submit anonymous reports in accordance with EU Directive 2019/1937.
With CLARIUS.LEGAL's Whistleblower Services, an online platform as well as a phone hotline are implemented for the investment company. This provides two different reporting channels for potential whistleblowers.