Loi Sapin II (2016)

For the record, an analysis of the Loi Sapin II from blueprintforfreespeech.net.

In April 2017, obligations (for companies & administrations) that need to be implemented by 2018.

Décret n° 2017-564 du 19 avril 2017 relatif aux procédures de recueil des signalements émis par les lanceurs d’alerte au sein des personnes morales de droit public ou de droit privé ou des administrations de l’Etat

These dispositions are criticized because the whistleblower will not get any legal protection unless her/his first step is to blow the whistle within the organization. By that standard none of the most prominent whistleblowers worldwide are protected.