Corporate compliance with your law firm from Wien Compliant realisation
Compliance is a topic that concerns every company. It means that a company adheres to all applicable rules, laws and standards. It encompasses the entirety of all measures that are necessary to ensure that a company, its organisational members and its employees act by the rules. As a lawyer, Ulrike Pöchinger and her team are at your side with a wealth of experience and professional expertise. Contact us - we will be happy to take the time to provide you with sound advice and assist you with the implementation of all requirements!
Whistleblower systems by all corporate compliance requirements
Corporate compliance is a wide-ranging field of activity - also for lawyers. It is important to always be up to date with the latest developments, as this is the only way we can provide you with competent assistance with all questions and ambiguities. The topic has an impact on various business areas – for example, Directive (EU) 2019/1937 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the protection of persons who report breaches of Union law must also be implemented in Austria. Both public bodies and private employers above a certain size have been obliged to have a whistleblowing system in place since 2021.
Implementation of compliance management systems with our law firm
To minimise the risk of non-compliant and illegal behaviour, we first carry out a risk analysis with a subsequent assessment of the defined risks. Based on the results of the risk analysis, specific measures must be defined that help to counter the risks preventively or detect them at an early stage. These measures can vary in nature and range from specifications in the form of guidelines and instructions to training and whistleblower systems.
As diverse as the compliance requirements in companies can be, they also differ greatly between industries, meaning that a standardised system cannot be implemented for all companies. Nevertheless, legal areas can be defined that must be recognised and assessed as a risk by every company to avoid adverse (criminal) legal consequences.
The material compliance areas (risks) include