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Webinar | It’s time to speak up: EU Whistleblowing Directive – Why UK companies should care?

Date: Thursday 13th January, 2022
Time: 11am GMT
Duration: 20 minute presentation + 10 minute audience Q&A

In this 5 part webinar series, we will cover multiple topics that effect whistleblowing in your company. The first of the 5 webinars, Law and Regulation part 1, will look at how the EU Whistleblowing Directive could affect UK companies.

 

This webinar will explore:

  • What is the legal landscape around Whistleblowing?
  • The UK is not in the EU (anymore), so why does the EU Whistleblowing Directive affect you at all?
  • What is the status or transposition of the directive in the member countries?

To sign-up to the other webinars in this series, click here:

Part 2: What do you need to do to comply with the EU Whistleblowing Directive?

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Speakers

Jens Gräßler
Jens Gräßler

Compliance COCKPIT Management – EQS Group

Jens Gräßler is heading all Business Development activities within the Management Team of the Compliance COCKPIT, which is EQS Group’s integrated platform for Corporate Compliance. He has been holding different positions in the Compliance space for the past 14 years and beside this has many years of experience from different Management and Sales positions in international companies. Within EQS Group, Jens is the central point of contact around the EU Whistleblowing Directive and its transposition into legislation within the single member states. Jens is working out of EQS Group’s Berlin office.

Host

Andrew Breakwell
Andrew Breakwell

Commercial Director UK, EQS Group

Andrew has been supporting compliance, ethics and risk professionals internationally for over 25 years, with a particular focus on integrated risk management and compliance software solutions and associated consulting and advisory services. Prior to this he was involved in the corporate training and educational publishing sectors.

About EQS Group

EQS Group is a leading international provider of regulatory technology (RegTech) in the fields of corporate compliance and investor relations. In working with EQS Group, thousands of companies worldwide inspire trust by fulfilling complex national and international disclosure obligations, minimizing risks and communicating transparently with stakeholders.

EQS Group’s products are pooled in the cloud-based software EQS COCKPIT. They ensure the professional control of compliance workflows in the fields of whistleblower protection and case management, policy management, insider list management and disclosure obligations. In addition, listed companies benefit from a global newswire, investor targeting and contact management, IR websites, digital reports and webcasts for efficient and secure investor communications.

EQS Group was founded in 2000 in Munich, Germany. Today the group employs more than 550 professionals and has offices in the world’s key financial markets.