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Lately, the whistleblowing has been discussed in the Czech Republic more frequently in connection with the current draft Bill on protection of whistleblowers.
Public and private sector entities, as defined by the Bill, will be required to implement a secure internal whistleblowing system by 31 March 2022. Almost one year left may seem like enough time to introduce an internal whistleblowing system; nevertheless, every company has a different starting position. Based on our experience, the implementation of a whistleblowing system may take up to half a year for companies with no internal reporting channels and processes.
Here is a brief overview of the obligations arising from the Bill on the Protection of Whistleblowers.
Kateřina Halásek Dosedělová
Forensic Investigation and Compliance, PwC Czech Republic
Tel: +420 724 369 351
Forensic Technology Solutions, PwC Czech Republic
Tel: +420 739 342 277