News on Trade Secrets Act
The Whistleblower – Friend and Enemy of the CEO


The Whistleblower - Friend and Enemy of the CEO

The link between the new EU Whistleblower Directive and the new Trade Secrets Act is undisputed! Companies are facing huge challenges in both cases. For the CEO of companies in the German small and medium business, this will bring a very large additional burden. He or she runs the risk of losing his focus on the business! Whistleblower reports must be quickly and cost-effectively solved! 90 days of uncertainty are harmful to the business. I describe our approach to both law implementation and the impact on the enterprise. By following the findings of the legislators and we give the answer via our 'Source of Truth'! More information about [ILPA] can be obtained directly from me or visit our website


Due to many inquiries we have also translated our campaign video in English as we receive more inquiries outside the German-speaking area. If you know what you need to consider to protect your trade secrets in the future, watch the video. More information about our INTELLIGENCE LOSS PREVENTION AUDIT can be found at


Protecting trade secrets compliant to German Trade Secrets Act (GeschGehG)

We are often asked for English versions of our material. Easy to understand as many German companies are internationally active and English is a mandatory language in management. We have therefore translated our last brochure and hope to have helped with this. As a starting aid a short explanation. EU Directive 2016/943 entered into force on 26th of April, 2019 in Germany as a separate trade secret law (GeschGehG). In order to underpin our focus on the German market, we operate all services on this topic at Do not hesitate to contact me in case of any questions.