Corporate Liability Act - "VerSanG"

New regulations for sanctioning company crimes

The time has come: A new law for sanctioning companies is as good as passed. The German Act on Administrative Offenses (OWiG) has long been criticized for not being suitable for sanctioning companies. There have already been countless debates surrounding the introduction of a corporate criminal law. Now the time has come. The draft presented on September 18, 2020, at the heart of which is the German Corporate Liability Act (VerSanG), has been largely confirmed by the Bundesrat. This means that nothing stands in the way of the law being passed in the near future. That is why everyone who has not already done so should take a detailed look at the main contents and changes.

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Green Finance und die neue Relevanz von Compliance

In this video, our 4C experts Stephan Grunwald, Senior Partner, and Daniel Lovric, Partner, answer your questions about GREEN FINANCE. They also take a closer look at the relevance of compliance and shed light on the new Association Sanctions Act.

Specifically, the following questions are answered in the video: Why does Green Finance have such a prominent importance and why does it concern all companies? What does CSR mean for management processes, what needs to be done and what does it mean for finance? What role will compliance play in the future? What is the Association Sanctions Act and what does it mean for companies? How can companies prepare? What characterises good compliance and how can the quality of compliance be assessed at all?

Info Session on the Corporate Liability Act

Exchange with compliance experts from Deutsche Bank

What significance will Compliance have in the future? What's the German Corporate Liability Act about and what does it mean for companies? 4C experts Dr. Heiko Mauterer and Daniel Lovric discussed these questions with compliance experts from Deutsche Bank. A great opportunity, as banks have a lot of experience in meeting regulatory requirements. The most important takeaway from the info session for us is that especially for industries that were not heavily regulated in the past, the new Corporate Liability Act will become relevant.

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Our broschure for the Corporate Liability Act

Learn what's behind the new association sanctions law in our e-booklet


4C GROUP AG | E-Booklet Corporate Liability Act (VerSanG)
  • Initial situation & objective
  • Basis & Definitions
  • Impact on companies
  • Sanction mitigating measures
  • 4C Benefits

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Dr. Heiko Mauterer

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