France Updates its Whistleblower Protection to Transpose the EU Whistleblower Directive

By amending the “Sapin II” law, France has become the fourth EU country to transpose the EU Whistleblower Directive as of 21 March 2022, following Denmark, Sweden and Portugal. Sapin II introduced, in December 2016, mandatory whistleblowing schemes (amongst other things) for certain private and public sector organisations. Scope On 21 March 2022, France enacted…