Russian and international companies shared compliance practices
On the 1st of March a workshop “Compliance Control in accordance with UK Bribery Act” took place in KPMG. UK Bribery Act raises demands in compliance control sphere. Companies shall set up effective compliance schemes, that would control the ethics of employees’ behavior and reveal fraud cases, check business integrity of counter agents and duly cut out opaque partnership schemes, jeopardizing compliance with international regulators’ requirements.
Compliance function is just being built in Russian companies currently, while being improved at international companies, however, despite the gap between development stages of compliance level, the exchange of practical experience is crucial for both processes.
The workshop “Compliance Control in accordance with UK Bribery Act” provided a unique opportunity to learn how Russian and international companies implement compliance practices and to study various aspects of corporate compliance schemes.
In the course of two-hour workshop, conducted by Vera Cherepanova, Internal Audit Manager, Hilti, the participants mastered new instruments of coordination of corporate anti-corruption measures, exchanged opinions and experience in case discussion and decision-making, studied practical cases of violation of compliance rules and following consequences.
During the event Natalya Golovchenko, Senior Manager, Risk Consulting, KPMG Russia and CIS, described compliance control specifics within UK Bribery Act. Olga Ostrovskaya, RSCO Industry,Siemens, told about the compliance system of her company.
The event was organized by IBLF and KPMG in frame of Siemens Integrity Initiative project.