After the EU's fierce debate whistleblower protection, France has proposed a much tighter set of safeguards in its draft bill for transparency and the modernisation of the economy. EURACTIV France reports.
Catching one's boss breaking the law currently seems like a lose-lose situation for all involved. There is support in the European Parliament for more protection to be given to whistleblowers, but it faces an uphill struggle. EURACTIV Germany reports.
Three people go on trial in Luxembourg today (26 April) over the so-called LuxLeaks scandal that exposed the country's huge tax breaks for major international companies, with the issue riding high after the recent Panama Papers revelations.
In the three years it was debated in the European Parliament, the recently-adopted Trade Secrets Directive generated no small amount of controversy and myths. EURACTIV France attempts to separate fact from fiction.