With a view to the Swiss Parliament’s special session which starts on 4 May 2015 and in particular the National Council’s discussion of the legislative proposal on whistleblower protection, scheduled for 5 May 2015, the Ethics and Compliance Switzerland (ECS) Working Group on Whistleblowing established a White Paper comparing the Swiss legislative proposal with international standards and best practice. ECS’ White Paper shows that the Swiss whistleblower proposal falls short of international standards on the possibility to file reports anonymously and on protecting whistleblowers from retaliation.
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Download: ECS Whitepaper on Whistleblowing April 2015en.
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