Whistleblower Protection

In accordance with § 9 paragraph 2 letter b) of Act No. 171/2023 Coll., on the protection of whistleblowers (hereinafter referred to as the “law on the protection of whistleblowers”), provided by JUDr. Pavlína Vanická, attorney at law, the following information regarding the processing of notices according to the aforementioned law:

The relevant person, in accordance with Act No. 171/2023 Coll., on the protection of whistleblowers, receives and handles notifications of possible illegal actions that have occurred or are expected to occur at JUDr. Pavlíny Vanická, attorney, for whom the notifier, even indirectly, performed or performs work or other similar activity, or with whom the notifier is or was in contact in connection with the performance of work or other similar activity.

The relevant person is JUDr. Pavlína Vanická, lawyer, phone: 608209565, e-mail: vanicka@va-legal.cz, address for delivery of written notices: Kašparovo náměstí 2271/5, Prague 8, 180 00.

Notification can be made in person by directly informing the relevant person, verbally by phone at +420608209565, in writing via e-mail vanicka@va-legal.cz, to which only the relevant person has access, or by letter to the address JUDr. Pavlína Vanická, attorney at law, Kašparovo náměstí 2271/5, Prague 8, 180 00 (in this case, the correspondence must be marked: “DO NOT OPEN – only to the appropriate person”).

In the notification, the notifier is obliged to state the name, surname and date of birth, or other data from which it is possible to infer his identity.

The notification can also be submitted to the Ministry of Justice of the Czech Republic. More information here: https://oznamovatel.justice.cz/chci-podat-oznameni/.

Acceptance of notifications from persons who, for JUDr. Pavlína Vanická, attorney-at-law, do not perform work or other similar activities according to § 2 paragraph 3 letter a), b), h) or i) of the Act on the Protection of Whistleblowers, with the exception of persons who are authorized to file a report under the AML Act. Furthermore, the acceptance of anonymous notifications is excluded.

How will your notification be investigated?

The notifier will be notified of receipt of the notification within 7 days. The reasonableness of the notification will be assessed by the relevant person and will inform the notifier in writing about the results of the assessment, within 30 days from the date of receipt of the notification. The relevant person is entitled to extend this period twice by up to 30 days in factually or legally complex cases.