External Compliance Officer

Companies have an obligation to take appropriate organizational and supervisory measures to prevent violations of the law from being committed within the company. Often, the personnel, organizational and financial expenditure discourages companies from structurally tackling the corresponding measures and tasks. In the meantime not only large corporations but also small and medium-sized companies have recognized that they have to accept the complex and sensitive compliance issues and cover it professionally.

We will gladly assist you as an External Compliance Officer. Accordingly, we put your company in a position to create the best possible conditions for legal conformity of your organization. Our lawyers, IT specialists and Data Security Experts have specific expertise and many years of experience in the field of compliance management so that we can create an effective, legally compliant and appropriate compliance structure for you. For an efficient cooperation with the internal functions, we bring in the necessary sensitivity and the corresponding tact – successful implementation requires an understanding of grown structures and the individual company culture.

To determine the concrete need for the introduction of a compliance system, we carry out a risk analysis/security audit. On this basis, we will be able to provide you with a custom-made offer according to your needs.

Services of an External Compliance Officer

As External Compliance Officer, we point out possibilities to avert violations of the law  preventively or deal with investigative. Facing this, we submit proposals on how to react to possible compliance violations. Additionally, we help you to use existing communication structures for compliance and their topics/contents. Moreover, we can support you on the implementation of necessary structures and compliance management systems. Furthermore, we offer trainings for both employees and management. If required, we can also set up a Whistleblowing Hotline for you. Therefore, we also observe the Data Protection perspective and provide you with first-hand expertise on these aspects.

Compliance must be supported and lived by the entire company. It must be possible to understand this on the basis of practical structures. Even and especially in case an external Compliance Officer operates. This is particularly true in view of the fact that overall responsibility for compliance always remains with the company management and that the topic of compliance has become an integral part of day-to-day business due to constantly increasing regulatory requirements.

Compliance experts