Wirecard: MEPs call for new audit rules, protection for whistle-blowers and EU supervision

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs on the Economic and Monetary Affairs and Legal Affairs committees exchanged views with experts on lessons learned from the Wirecard collapse and shortcomings in supervision. MEPs quizzed Dan McCrum, Financial Times investigative journalist, Katja Langenbucher, Professor at Goethe University Frankfurt, Daniela Bergdolt, spokesperson […]

Protecting whistle-blowers: new EU-wide rules approved

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Those disclosing information acquired in a work-related context, on illegal or harmful activities, will be better protected, under new EU rules approved on Tuesday. The new rules, adopted with 591 votes in favour, 29 against and 33 abstentions and already agreed with EU ministers, […]

First EU-wide protection for whistle-blowers agreed

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. EU negotiators reached an agreement on rules to protect whistle-blowers, setting up safe mechanisms for reporting breaches and measures against retaliation. On Monday, Parliament and Council negotiators reached a provisional agreement on the first EU-wide rules on protecting whistle-blowers when they report on breaches […]

EU-wide protection and support for whistle-blowers

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. Proposals to protect whistle-blowers, set up safe mechanisms for reporting breaches and measures against retaliation were adopted by the Legal Affairs Committee. On Tuesday, Legal Affairs Committee MEPs approved draft legislation to guarantee that whistle-blowers in the EU can report breaches of EU law […]