Upcoming changes to Ireland’s Whistleblowing Regime - Why businesses should start to prepare
The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform recently published the General Scheme of the Protected Disclosures (Amendment) Bill. It is intended that the Bill will transpose the EU Whistleblowing Directive into Irish law before the end of this year. While Ireland already has one of the strongest regimes of whistleblower protection in the EU, there are nonetheless some significant changes on the horizon.
In this publication we explore the key changes and implications for businesses.
We have also recorded a Soundbite summarising the key takeaways for investigations.
For further information on this topic please contact Kenan Furlong, Partner, Michael Doyle, Partner, Triona Sugrue, Knowledge Lawyer, Clara Gleeson, Solicitor or any member of ALG's White Collar Crime or Employment team.
Date published: 28 May 2021