The EU Whistleblowing Directive enters into force in Belgium

The Act transposing the EU Whistleblowing Directive was published in the Official Gazette yesterday, entering into force in Belgium on 15 February 2023.This will give companies with more than 249 employees a 2-month window to establish the required internal reporting channels. 

Companies with between 50 and 249 employees will enjoy a grace period until 17 December 2023. 

However, this exception does not apply to companies with less than 250 employees operating in financial services, products and markets and the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing.Our dedicated team of experts would be happy to guide your organisation towards compliance with the new legislation.  | 

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