External Reporting Channels in Europe

Whistleblowers are free to choose between reporting to the internal reporting channel and to the external reporting channels of the authorities.

Reporting to the internal reporting channel should always be preferred to allow the organization to quickly detect, investigate and stop breaches of law or internal policies. If a breach reported internally is not remedied, the whistleblower still has the option of contacting an external reporting channel.

Below we provide an overview of external reporting channels. If an external reporting channel for a country is missing in this overview, please contact Contact for further details..

Germany
Central external reporting office of the federal government at the Federal Office of Justice https://www.bundesjustizamt.de/DE/MeldestelledesBundes/MeldestelledesBundes_node.html
Whistleblowing system of the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) https://www.bafin.de/DE/DieBaFin/Hinweisgeberstelle/hinweisgeberstelle_node.html
Whistleblowing system of the Federal Cartel Office https://www.bundeskartellamt.de/DE/Kartellverbot/Anonyme_Hinweise/anonymehinweise_artikel.html
Greece
National Transparency Authority https://aead.gr/
Italy
Anticorruption Authority Reporting Center (ANAC) https://whistleblowing.anticorruzione.it/
Austria
Reporting Office of the Federal Office for Preventing and Combating Corruption (BAK) https://www.bkms-system.net/bkwebanon/report/clientInfo?cin=8HObc4&c=-1&language=ger
Reporting Office of the Financial Market Authority (FMA) https://www.bkms-system.net/bkwebanon/report/clientInfo?cin=11FMA61&c=-1&language=ger
Money Laundering Reporting Office at the Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) https://report.whistleb.com/de/bwb
Czech Republic
External Reporting Office of the Ministry of Justice https://oznamovatel.justice.cz/chci-podat-oznameni/
European Union
European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) https://anti-fraud.ec.europa.eu/index_de
European Maritime Safety Agency (EMSA) https://www.emsa.europa.eu/de
European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) https://www.easa.europa.eu/en
European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) https://www.esma.europa.eu/
European Medicines Agency (EMA) https://www.ema.europa.eu/en