Insurance in the visor

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The Diplomatic Council, a global Think Tank that advises the United Nations, has launched a new DC a Global Compliance Forum, wants to take insurance to the visor. The Chairman, Dr. Thomas was appointed by the foliage, MBA,.

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Dr. Thomas Laub attorney at law, specialist lawyer for tax law, notary, Mediator, certified money laundering officer, Certified Compliance Officer, Certified Compliance Auditor and Chief Compliance Officer of the Diplomatic Council. The new Forum is mainly dedicated to the fight against TRANS-national economic crime with the focal points of tax evasion, corruption and money laundering, which – at the latest since the attacks of September 11. September 2001 on the World Trade Center – also as a means to fight against the financing of terrorism is understood. In addition, the Diplomatic Council is to support through the Forum, companies in the development of and adherence to Compliance rules and the risks involved in their violation of protect. The Chairman, Dr. Thomas Laub is engaged in the rank of a DC Business Ambassador (business Ambassador) as Chairman of the DC Global Compliance Forum in the Diplomatic Council.


Supervisory and law enforcement authorities are stricter than ever


“The current anti-money laundering legislation at European and national level, as well as the increasing number of terrorist attacks around the world, not least in Europe, can expect the respective state Supervisory and law enforcement authorities laundering compliance the Anti-money and counter-terrorist financing-Compliance more vigorously are driving than ever before,” explains Dr. Thomas through the foliage. He explains: “insurance companies that don’t want to get into the field of view of the authorities, should better ensure that you will be the current international case law-to-Compliance-know the questions carefully and meticulously adhere to”. Corporate members of the Diplomatic Council can check your Compliance regulations through the Forum and adjust. Membership in the global Think Tank can be applied for under .


Close cooperation with the UN and the economic


The Diplomatic Council works within the framework of the Global Compliance forum closely with the commissions of the United Nations, dedicated to this theme. First of all, the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ), which was discussed by the Diplomatic Council until may 2016 in a private event in the Vienna International Center (VIC) in terms of current Compliance issues. The Austrian Minister of justice Dr. Wolfgang Brandstetter joined as a result of these discussions, the Diplomatic Council as a member.


DC Business Ambassador Dr. Thomas Laub explains: “Our goal is to develop, in dialogue with the Stakeholders, Economics, and diplomacy solutions, in order to behave in times of globalisation of the financial markets and the related increasing legal requirements safe compliant. This is the only way the Parties can work towards a fair and transparent market economy, which is also a sine qua non for a sustainable peace process.“


Corporations are not immune to violations of the law


The practice shows, according to the Diplomatic Council, that even the largest corporations, of which the Public is expected traditionally a proper company management, are free of Compliance and, above all, violations of the law. The long-term consequences of such incidents can currently only be guessed at, says the Diplomatic Council.


Dr. Thomas Laub: “The relevant economic sectors have in common that the diversity and complexity of business regulations, especially in the Wake of the harmonisation on a European and, to a lesser extent, the international level – has increased considerably in recent decades. In this sense, it does not appear in some sectors such as the insurance sector as out of touch with reality, to talk of over-regulation.“


Insurance at risk on the Front line


As an industry, with a special interest in Compliance issues, the Diplomatic Council is called insurance, followed by banks, E-Commerce, real estate and transport, construction, the pharmaceutical industry, the recycling and waste management, and Public administration.


Most insurance companies are affected, according to the DC Compliance risks in several areas of law, such as in the context of the Human Resources management (e.g. in terms of the General equal treatment act, the maternity protection act, part-time fixed-term employment act, or various social law books), labour law, insolvency law and data protection law.


The insurance corporations can in addition, come with Compliance risks in the following areas of law contact: stock exchange and capital market law, M&A transactions, IT-security, environmental protection, and antitrust law.

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