Corporate whistleblowing hotlines and EU data protection laws
Resource type: Practice Note
European Union, USA, United Kingdom
European Union, USA
This note describes the data protection and employment issues that arise when European companies listed at US stock exchanges set up corporate compliance hotlines in order to fulfil obligations under section 301(4) of the US Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. The note also discusses recent regulatory developments in the EU relating to whistleblowing hotlines, and suggests compliance strategies to ensure that hotlines comply with EU data protection laws.
Daniel P Cooper and Helena Marttila, Covington & Burling LLP
The full text of this resource is available by logging in or by requesting a trial. If you have any questions, please contact us or your Practical Law Account Executive.
A free trial will give you:
Unlimited access to our online legal know-how services during the trial period
Full training and support
Four issues of Practical Law The Journal, the companion to Practical Law online
Weekly update e-mails on current legal developments in your practice area
Media & Telecoms, Data Protection, IP&IT, Local Government, PLC UK Commercial, PLC UK Employment, PLC UK Public Sector, PLC US Intellectual Property & Technology, PLC US Law Department, Public Law
This resource is maintained, meaning that we monitor developments on a regular basis and update it as soon as possible.