BUSINESS AND RISK MANAGEMENT, COMPLIANCE, INVESTIGATION AND CRISIS MANAGEMENT

 

Good corporate governance requires procedures and guidelines that govern the board’s and the general manager’s responsibilities regarding all aspects of the business, including ethics, compliance with laws and regulations and the handling of matters that may entail reputational risk.

Today, public and private enterprises are required to have systems in place that will prevent or uncover criticisable conditions. If unwanted acts are suspected, they must be addressed in a purposeful manner. Non-existing or non-compliant systems may result in loss of reputation, liability or corporate penalties. Furthermore, today’s significant focus on sustainability and corporate social responsibility leads to the expectation that businesses will act in accordance with the UN sustainable development goals.

Bull & Co’s experienced team provides customised and expedient assistance within the following areas:


Corporate governance

  • advice to the board of directors
  • preparation of guidance documents
  • course for the board of directors
  • board responsibility


Preventive systems (compliance)

  • “health check”
  • preparation of a comprehensive compliance system
  • organisation of the compliance function
  • preparation of guidelines and procedures
  • training of new employees


Risk assessment/management

  • identification of vulnerabilities


Anti-corruption

  • preparation of guidelines
  • contract quality assurance
  • integrity review
  • training


Anti-laundering

  • framework review
  • communication with authorities


Enquiries/investigations

  • investigation of suspected corruption, misappropriation of funds, violation of competition legislation, working environment issues such as bullying, harassment, #metoo as well as violations of external and internal policies
  • other fact-based enquiries
  • advice to businesses and persons under investigation
  • investigations pursuant to the Limited Liability Companies Act


Whistleblowing

  • establishment of whistleblowing schemes
  • operation of external whistleblowing call centre
  • follow-up of whistleblowing cases
  • advice to the individual(s) subject to whistleblowing


Crisis management

  • advice during events involving corruption, money laundering, misappropriation of funds, competition law, personal data security, etc.; emergency staffing
  • advice in the event of “dawn raids” and the preparation of guidelines
  • information and internet security


Sustainability

  • comparison of procedures and guidelines against the UN sustainable development goals

 

Anne Helsingeng

Anne Helsingeng

Partner
Mobile: +47 924 82 260
Email: ah@bull.no

Anette Mellbye

Partner
Mobile: +47 934 33 682
Email: am@bull.no

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