designing and implementing systems for reporting and explaining violations of the law and other irregularities, including:
developing procedures for reporting irregularities, receiving reports of violations of the law and irregularities, and follow-up actions, including internal investigations regarding reported irregularities,
preparing internal and external communications strategies.
handling reports received, including:
performing an initial verification of them,
preparing recommendations for follow-up actions,
assisting in all aspects of communication with whistle-blowers, including by organising meetings with them.
conducting internal investigations, either comprehensive or limited in scope,
providing training on how to:
submit reports in accordance with an organisation’s procedures,
receive reports of violations of the law and irregularities,
conduct internal investigations.
conducting evaluations of how well systems to report violations of the law and other irregularities function.
Our competitive advantages:
Entrepreneurs receive comprehensive advisory services from an interdisciplinary team of experts with a wide variety of specialisations – employment law, personal data protection (GDPR), competition law, environmental law, and business criminal law, among others.
Our team cooperates closely with WKB’s other practices, in particular with regards to compliance and ESG.
We monitor ongoing and developing legislative changes, trends and challenges concerning whistleblowing programs, at the Polish, EU and international levels.
Drawing on our experts’ knowledge and experience, we prepare both legal strategies and recommendations for both internal and external communications.
We are one of the first law firms on the market to establish an interdisciplinary team offering comprehensive support to businesses on whistleblowing programs and internal investigations.