Making whistleblowing work for everyone

6 June 2017, 14:00 Scotland House, Rond-Point Robert Schuman 6 b 1040 Brussels, Belgium View on Google Maps

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When someone blows a whistle, it becomes a matter for many stakeholders: the whistleblower himself, management, colleagues, regulators, investors, and policymakers. Whistleblowing raises questions on the transparency of the information disclosed, legitimacy, and the protection of whistleblowers.

The accountants’ work centres around the public interest, transparency, and high ethical principles. They also have reporting obligations and can encounter situations which they may want to bring to the attention of relevant parties. Accountancy Europe is therefore taking forward the debate on the practical implications of whistleblowing and the potential need for a coherent EU whistleblowing framework.

 ***Accountancy Europe’s events are free of charge***

Draft Programme

  • Registration

  • Opening & Welcome

    Edelfried Schneider, Accountancy Europe, President

  • A whistleblower's experience

    Eric Ben-Artzi, Head of risk analytics, BondIT

  • The legislator in action

    Satish Sule, Policy Officer, Human Right Policy Unit, Directorate-General for Justice and Consumers

    Virginie Rozière, Member of the European Parliament, Committee on Legal Affairs

  • Coffee break

  • Making it work

    Prof. Catriona Paisey, University of Glasgow

    Angela Foyle, Partner Financial Services and Head Financial Crime, BDO

    Jean-Luc Barlet, Group Chief Compliance Officer, Mazars

    Andrew Pepper-Parsons, Head of Policy, Public Concern at Work

  • Closing

    Eric Ben-Artzi, Head of risk analytics, BondIT

    Olivier Boutellis-Taft, CEO, Accountancy Europe

  • Networking cocktail

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