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Barbara Neiger: Successful Compliance

A compliance management system (CMS) is a tool that effectivelysupports compliant behaviours in organizations. By integrating functionsand tasks into existing organizational structures and processes, it can improve the effectiveness and efficiency of sustainablebusiness operations. ISO 19600:2014-12-15 “Compliance management systems – Guidelines” provides internationally harmonized guidance on the development, implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of a CMS. The standard defines functions and tasks that can be flexibly adjusted in scope to the specific situation of an organization depending on its size, sector, type of business operations and legal form. It may also be applied only to a part of an organization. This commentary supports practical implementation in all types of organizations. It addresses compliance officers, risk managers, internal and external auditors. To fulfil their duty of due diligence, managers and members of supervisory bodies can use it as guidelines for implementing adequate measures to prevent non-compliant behaviours in organizations. The book contains practical tips and case examples that support you step by step in implementing a CMS.

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