Swiss Mirror-Committee for the International Organization for Standardization/ISO Technical Committee 309 – Governance of Organisations, 14 September 2017

On 14 September 2017, 9:00 – 11:00 am, the Swiss Association for Standardisation (SNV), will inform on the forthcoming establishment of the Swiss Mirror Committee to the ISO Technical Committee 309 which covers the areas Corporate Governance, Compliance management systems (including Anti-bribery management systems) and whistleblowing. SNV has actively been involved in the establishment of the relevant ISO Standards (19600 – Compliance manangement systems and 37001 – Anti-bribery management systems) and will now establish a new SNV committee that will represent SNV in the ISO working groups and introduce the Swiss position in the relevant standardization projects. Please see the attached invitation to the event that will be conducted in German and French.

Flyer SNV September 2017

EU GDPR – Is your whistleblowing system affected? 21 September, Zurich

21 September 2017, 17.30-19.00, Lagerstrasse 5 – room number LAD 112, 8004 Zurich (5min from HB)

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) intends to consolidate and strengthen the rules around the collection, processing and use of data across the EU and will apply from May 2018. The ECS Working Group on Whistleblowing aims to shed light on the implications of the GDPR for web based whistleblowing systems. After a key note of a leading specialist on data protection laws and compliance, following questions will be discussed:

  • Are adaptions of the current setup needed?
  • How can privacy by design be applied?
  • What to do with data of accused persons?

Stay after the discussion for networking over drinks and snacks offered by the ECS Working Group on Whistleblowing.

There is no cost for attending but places are limited. If you wish to reserve a place, send an email to with your name, title, and company.