Aleš Pachmann – AMBIS Vysoká škola, Praha Lindnerova 575/1 180 00 Praha 8 – Libeň, Czech Republic

Keywords:                  Whistleblower;


Abstract: DIRECTIVE (EU) 2019/1937 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 23 October 2019 on the protection of persons who report breaches of the Union was implemented in the Czech Republic by the law no. 171/2023 Coll. effective from 1st August 2023. So far there is a modest related court practice concerning the abovementioned Directive from the Czech Re­public. The aim of this paper is to evaluate and analyse existing court deci­sions in this way. The author of this paper as a whistleblower managed to initi­ate these proceedings as a plaintiff and he is not aware of similar proceedings in this way in the Czech Republic until now. Even delays in proceedings were qualified as retaliatory measures.

9th International Scientific ERAZ Conference – ERAZ 2023 – Conference Proceedings: KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, hybrid – online, virtually and in person, Prague, Czech Republic, June 1, 2023

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Suggested citation

Pachmann, A. (2023). Role of Courts in Whistleblowers Protection in the Czech Republic. In V. Bevanda (Ed.), ERAZ Conference – Knowlegde Based Sustainable Development: Vol 9. Conference Proceedings (pp. 535-541). Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans.


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