Safecall Events: International Whistleblowing Trends, Legislation, and Insights – Germany & EU (Roundtable)

Join Safecall and Pinsent Masons for two hours of expert knowledge and advice on the German Supply Chain Act, the Corporate Sustainability Directive, the German Whistleblower Protection Act and insights into international whistleblowing trends.

There are limited numbers for this event so please register early.

Format: Round Table

Date: 20th March 2024

Times: 11:30am – 13:30pm

Spaces: 15 in-person spaces, or online

Venue: Law Debenture Offices, 100 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AG

Refreshments: Light working lunch will be provided.


German Supply Chain Due Diligence Act (Lieferkettensorgfaltspflichtengesetz – SCA) and the Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CS3D)
  • This session will cover the key requirements for the complaint procedure under the SCA and CS3D, including process, accessibility, and scope (internal & external stakeholders).
  • We will also look at lessons learned from current audits of the topic by the German regulator (Federal Office for Economic Affairs and Export Control – BAFA).
German Whistleblower Protection Act (WPA)
  • This session will cover the key requirements for the operation of internal reporting channels in accordance with the procedural provisions of the Whistleblower Protection Act including process, accessibility, and scope.
  • We will also look at the rights and obligations of companies regarding their employees and employee representatives.
  • The discussion will include lessons learned from current projects to implement a global whistleblower protection system with clients that operate internationally.
2024 Whistleblowing Benchmark Report
  • The last part of this event will cover a high-level overview of international whistleblowing trends from Safecall’s latest whistleblowing benchmark report.

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Eike W. Grunert, Partner
Global Investigations & Compliance, Pinsent Masons

Eike is a member of the firm-wide Global Investigations & Compliance team and heads the German practice. He advises businesses and corporations on corporate compliance and internal investigations.

Sarah Klachin, LL.M., Senior Associate, Rechtsanwältin, Certified Lawyer Employment Law

Sarah is a certified lawyer for employment law. She advises companies in individual and collective labour law and represents national and international clients throughout Germany.

Chancelle Blakey, Business Development Manager, Safecall

Chancelle works for the UK’s leading independent whistleblowing service, workplace investigation, and training provider. Her experience makes her perfectly placed to provide knowledge of whistleblowing processes, issues and insights.