External whistleblowing must be protected, national authorities demand

Matt Richards

28 November 2018

External whistleblowing must be protected, national authorities demand

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Whistleblowers must be guaranteed equal legal protection whether they use their employers’ reporting mechanism or go straight to an antitrust agency, the heads of the EU’s national competition authorities have said, as a proposal for EU-wide whistleblower protection makes its way through the legislative process.