WHISTLEBLOWER CERTIFICATION AGENDA

8:30 AM – 4:30 PM CENTRAL EUROPEAN SUMMERTIME (CEST)
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ALL DAY CERTIFICATION SESSION ON CURRENT, TOPICAL AND TIMELY GLOBAL WHISTLEBLOWER ISSUES
Approximate timings due to the online nature of the classroom event
Timing Topics/Speakers
8:30 – 8:50 Registration
8:50 – 9:00 Welcome Opening Remarks
9:00 – 9:35

Organizational Factors: The Role of Ethical Culture and Relationships

  • The critical understanding of the health of corporate ethics and compliance programs
9:40 – 10:00

Whistleblower Current Legal Landscape Around the World

  • Protections and rewards for whistleblowers vary widely around the world
10:00- 10:30

Confidentiality and protection of the identity of the whistle-blower.

  • Network for receiving reports to ensure the privacy of the whistle-blower and prevent access to non-authorised persons.
10:35-10:55 Introduction to the implementation and the scope of the EU directive components
11:00- 11:30 Response times: Establish procedures to follow-up the report within a seven-day acknowledgement
11:35 – 11:55 Independent receiver(s) with the competence to follow up and communicate
12:00-12:30 Due Diligence: Thorough follow-up within a reasonable timeframe to provide feedback to stakeholders
12:30 – 1:00 Communication: Establish the conditions and procedures for disclosing the results and inform the oversight, authorities.
1:00 – 1:30 GDPR compliance: Processing of personal data must be carried out to comply with the GDPR.
1:35 – 1:55 Record keeping: Companies must document each report received, and ensure compliance, confidentiality, transparency and accountability.
2:00 – 2:30 Deletion: Disposing of the data that must be deleted according to the GDPR and other relevant mandates in the right manner.
2:35 – 2:55 Procedures for internal reporting and whistleblower management
3:00 – 3:30 Overcoming challenges in implementing the requirements of the Directive
3:35 – 3:55 Whistleblower and Sarbanes Oxley Act: Mandates for “whistle-blower protection”
4:00 – 4:30 Code-of-Conduct, Oversight Reporting and monitoring compliance
4:30 – 5:30 Whistleblower Online Certification Exam
*The Whistleblower classroom Program is subject to change. The Whistleblower certification language is English