Wolters Kluwer OriginalThe principles and tools of compliance

The principles and tools of compliance

  • 45 min
  • 72 questions
  • 9 videos

Cases of corruption and tax evasion, embezzlement by traders, massive pollution, discrimination… Faced with a growing number of scandals rapidly reaching public attention through the social networks, companies need to react. What is the answer? To adopt an ethical approach at all levels of the company. To help them, new laws have been voted (Sapin 2 law in France), tools are taking shape and new professions are emerging. This course will help you get a clearer view so that you can apply the principles of compliance.


You will be able to :

  • Understanding the importance of compliance and the tasks of the compliance officer
  • Seeing the difference between ethics and compliance, and learning about the fields of application of ethics
  • Grasping the different functions dedicated to compliance
  • Chapters:

    • What is compliance?
    • Ethics in business life
    • Compliance professions

    You will be able to :

  • Exploring the principle of extraterritoriality and regulatory measures in Europe and the US
  • Understanding the main documents of compliance in the company
  • Grasping the new obligations and instruments of the Sapin 2 law in France
  • Chapters:

    • Overview of international regulatory activity
    • Compliance measures
    • The regulatory situation in France: the Sapin 2 law

    You will be able to :

  • Understanding whistleblower measures and exploring the associated protection
  • Seeing the difference between criminal and civil liability and grasping the principle of delegating authority
  • Understanding the tasks of the compliance officer: auditing, monitoring and risk-mapping
  • Chapters:

    • Private sector whistleblowing
    • How responsibilities are shared in terms of compliance
    • The compliance officer’s tools

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