Regulatory and Legal Compliance
Mazars offers to its customers a specialized regulatory and legal compliance service, with experts in different fields and disciplines, to provide you with advice on how to implement the appropriate controls to identify and manage risks derived from the lack of compliance with legal obligations, and numerous regulations in force.
As a consequence of the increase of complexity in organizations, as well as in the regulatory environment, it is particularly important for organizations to manage and control the compliance with internal and external rules to avoid the imposition of penalties and, what is more, to preserve their reputation for bad business conducts or for regulation breaches.
Organizations need to develop a robust regulatory compliance function to, together with good governance practices, control the achievement of business objectives. Conflicts of interest, the risk of collaborating in money laundering, the use of privilege information, new criminal definitions that establish responsibilities for legal entities, personal data protection obligations, Good Corporate Governance, MiFID, Basil, ISO 27001, ISO 31000 and other mandatory standards are specific aspects of organizations’ Compliance functions, which must be covered at internal level with experts’ advice.
Our service offering:
• Analysis and assessment of the Chief Compliance Officer (CCO) function. Elaboration of bylaws.
• Advice in criminal risk management.
• Adaptation to the LOPD (Data Protection Organic Law).
• Adaptation to the LSSICE and LISI, for the promotion of the Information Society and Electronic Commerce.
• Money laundering prevention.
• Reports on grants.
• Solvency II, Basil III, and different sectoral regulations.
• Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), JSOX and LSF.
• Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID).
• National Security Scheme (RD 3/2010 of 8 January).
• Regulation on games and gambling - Audit of the Gambling System.
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Legal Advising and Internal Control.
The amendments introduced by Organic Law 5/2010, reforming the Criminal Code, which entered into force on December 23, establishes that legal persons will be fully responsible for crimes committed by (new article 31 bis):
Spain is one of the countries of the European space with a stricter regulation on personal protection, information society and electronic commerce: