Functional dimension

Compliance Manager Liability – BGH Ruling

About the liability and role of the compliance management In German law, there is no explicit legal obligation to comply. Only companies in the financial sector are obliged to set up a compliance organization in accordance with Section 32 of the German Securities Trading Act. However, the duty of care pursuant to § 76 (1) […]

Good to know: Compliance regulations applying to gifts and invitations

Compliance and gifts and invitation in a business environment: What is allowed? Are there clearly defined value limits for gifts in business transactions? The national and international anti-corruption laws do not standardise clearly defined value limits with regard to the permissibility of accepting or granting benefits in business transactions. Therefore, many companies set limits in their […]

Compliance International Guidelines

International Guidelines: Compliance around the world In international business transactions, it must be taken into account that regulations of other countries that are involved are also to be considered strictly binding. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the UK Bribary Act are particularly worthy of mention. Both serve to combat corruption, FCPA as a […]

Which compliance goals can be achieved with which compliance strategies

With the compliance management system, a company wants to promote compliance with laws and guidelines in the company and avoid misconduct. Low risk with simultaneous increase in efficiency and effectiveness – these are the major goals of compliance. This can only be achieved through the strategic use of compliance measures. A compliance management system is […]

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