Was sollten FCPA Compliance Programme enthalten?

Stichwortartige, hilfreiche Zusammenstellung (von Christopher J. Steskal, USA, Januar 2008, www.mondaq.com) als roter Faden, wenn Sie über ein entsprechendes Compliance Programm nachdenken. Und über allem muss der Adler kreisen, der den Überblick (bip picture) behält und Anpassungen für den Einzelfall vornimmt – dieser Adler heißt “gesunder Menschenverstand” (und muss damit nicht immer mit dem American Eagle eins sein….. ).

Established “tone at the top” that emphasizes the importance of ethical conduct and legal compliance. Established standards and procedures to prevent and detect potential violations of the FCPA, including the adoption of a corporate ethics policy that explicitly prohibits conduct that violates the FCPA. Oversight by the Board of Directors and senior management of the content and operation of the company’s FCPA compliance program. A designated member of senior management to act as the company’s Compliance Officer, with overall responsibility for the FCPA compliance program. Adequate resources for the implementation of the program. Ongoing monitoring and risk assessment to confirm the program is being followed and is effective. Periodic reporting regarding the efficacy of the program to the Board of Directors and senior management. Periodic training for officers, employees, agents, consultants, joint venture partners, and distributors concerning the requirements of the FCPA. Appropriate disciplinary mechanisms for violations or failure to detect violations of company policy or the law ...Zum vollständigen Artikel


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