Whistleblowing. New legal obligations imposed on companies to ensure a healthy business environment

By 2020-08-18April 15th, 2021In the Press

Transparency International recently stated that in 2020, there is no justification on leaving the whistleblowers unprotected[1]. The message was addressed to both the authorities and the business environment. A whistleblower is a person who provides information about certain illegal, incorrect or unethical conduct within a private or public company.

The same press release stated that recent global events have shown that the biggest challenges of today’s society can only be solved if mistakes or violations of the law are reported and the truth is exposed. The world is facing the combined threats of a global pandemic, global warming, exacerbated by systemic corruption.

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  • Adrian Sandru

    Rising Star in White Collar Crimes Matters. Focused on the future and aware of the accelerated evolution of society, he concentrated his research on issues incident to criminal procedure law that are novel in Romania, such as international judicial cooperation, the transfer of electronic evidence or the new institution of the European Prosecutor’s Office. He has recently launched his book entitled European Public Prosecutor’s Office. Regulations. Controversies. Explanations.