STREAM A COMPLIANCE FOCUS: A Day in the Life of a Compliance Officer

November 9, 2016 10:00am

Iole Anna Savini
Lawyer and Board Member of
Transparency International Italy

Carmine Pirozzoli
Director of Criminal Justice Division
Ministry of Justice

Andrea Chiusani
Partner, Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services
EY (Italy)

Roberto Giambelli
Global Compliance Manager
Magneti Marelli

Giorgio Martellino
Legal and Compliance Director
Acquedotto Pugliese S.p.A.

Paolo Orioli
Head of Corporate Compliance & Ethics

New Legal Requirements vs. Italian Culture: How to Implement a Whistleblowing Hotline in Your Organisation
  • What are the new compulsory requirements of whistleblowing hotlines in Italy?
  • What level of protection the whistle-blower shall enjoy following the Italian Data Privacy Authority’s recommendations
  • How to encourage employees to speak up and how to obtain their trust
  • What is the optimum internal roadmap and reporting structure following a blow in the whistle?
  • What the governance structure of a hotline looks like: how to design information channels and how often it should be reported to the Supervision Body
  • What technical and IT support you need, which is also data protection compliant
  • What and how to correctly report to prosecutors following a positive finding
How to Ensure Compliance when Participating in a Public Tender: Main Risks and Legal Requirements in Light of the Reformed Public Tender Code
  • Dealing with the person responsible for anticorruption and transparency in the public company: crucial considerations
  • The reform of public tenders code: key elements for your daily job. What do you need to look out for?
  • Public tenders and debarment from dealing with the public administration: knowing your risks in order to enable the business to operate
  • How to identify, detect and report conflicts of interest between public and private sector: what are your responsibilities?
  • Understanding, identifying and detecting revolving doors risks pursuant to law 190/2012: the limits of this requirement and how to interpret and apply it in practice
  • Best practices in educating employees dealing with the public administration
Networking Coffee Break
Tackling the Compliance Officer’s Challenge: How to Devise and Implement a Smooth Internal Controls Procedural Activity
Compliance officers play an important and crucial role in fostering integrity and creating a culture of compliance throughout the business and they will take on a broader role across the organisation. Their role has become a delicate balancing act between business interests, increasing cost pressure, due diligence monitoring, surveillance and increased regulatory demands. It’s fair to expect that compliance will continue to thrive and compliance officers must devise and implement smooth internal controls processes using methodologies and better tools of analysis and monitoring to integrate compliance activities and mitigate the risks.
  • How to prioritise compliance activities and integrate in business processes and daily activities
  • Strengthening the model 231 through a process-oriented system
  • Internal controls: which ones, how often and how to make sure that different control centres talk to each other
  • Putting in place a solid but lean reporting structure
  • Challenges of an integrated risk assessment practice and how to overcome them
  • How to implement and monitor group compliance activities
  • What are the aggregated risk indicators the compliance officer must report?
  • What is the ideal timeline of internal controls and the principle of continuous monitoring?
  • Ensuring thorough controls without overburdening the operation with too many signatures: best practises
  • Making compliance a real support to the Supervision Body
Anti-Bribery Standards, Certifications and Industry Guidelines: How Relevant Are They in Minimising Risks and Maintaining Assurance of Regulatory Compliance?
  • The Government activity in developing industry standards and guidelines
  • The proliferation of certifications and standards requirements: effects on companies compliance efforts to address the risks
  • Ratings by Competition Authority: what’s in it for the business?
  • Making your case for an anti-bribery certification: why should you care?
  • To what extent ISO 37001 is capable of reducing corporate liability? What to learn from The Alstom Case in Switzerland
  • How to measure the value of these standards and certifications: how do they score against the company’s defence mechanism and risk detection and prevention?