COVID-19 has disrupted businesses globally and changed the way they operate, with knock on effects on their employees, counterparties and customers. Amid the turmoil, new opportunities and challenges have emerged, some posing difficult ethical dilemmas affecting their future viability and success. These factors have created a perfect storm for misconduct. A year on, enforcement agencies that were impacted by Courts and office closures and remote working have either returned to pre-crisis enforcement activity and/or will be in the near term.
Proactive identification of issues and risks is key to ensuring that businesses are best positioned to create long-term value and head off potential enforcement actions that could destroy reputation, adversely impact business confidence, operations and growth.
This exclusive and timely presentation will discuss the importance of a robust whistleblower framework and practical steps to take in fine-tuning and/or developing and implementing one which will help businesses create long-term value.
- Covid-19: Challenges, opportunities and risks
- Legal, regulatory and enforcement developments
- Whistleblower laws: effective enforcement tools
- The EU directive on the protection of persons who report breaches of EU law and why it matters
- Whistleblower frameworks - key elements
Ms Kareena Teh
Seat guarantee will only be given to HKICS Fellows and/or Practitioner’s Endorsement (PE) holders if registered 10 clear working days with payment prior to the date of the seminar.
Note: The following fees for member, graduate and student are fees after 10% discount.