Webinar on Framework of Whistleblower Mechanism In India & Corporate Culture And Ethics

Webinar on Framework of Whistleblower Mechanism In India & Corporate Culture And Ethics

July 29, 2022

Webinar on Framework of Whistleblower Mechanism In India & Corporate Culture And Ethics

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Background :

A whistleblowing – or internal reporting – mechanism is a set of policies or procedures within an organisation which establish not just effective channels but comprehensive protection and support for reporting persons. By adopting an efficacious whistleblowing structure an organization or company can ensure to dissuade employees from indulging in unlawful activities, it would also enable the organization or the company to detect any wrongdoing in advance. An efficient whistleblowing structure would also enable the whistleblower to expose any kind of wrongdoing without any fear. “Whistleblower protection policies are also an imperative element of in-house controls, ethics and compliance program, which could exhibit to shareholders and law enforcement authorities that an organization has made efforts to thwart, detect and deal with dishonest behavior.” To understand this Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry organizing a webinar on Framework of Whistleblower Mechanism In India & Corporate Culture And Ethics

Key Content of Webinar :

  • Is the establishment of a vigil mechanism a regulatory requirement for all companies?
  • Why is a vigil mechanism necessary? How does it help the organization?
  • Should anonymous complaints be taken cognizance of?
  • Does reporting entail a reward or should it be viewed as a right and obligation of employees?
  • Why is it important to include a clause against retaliation of reporters?
  • Would disciplinary sanctions imposed following due process in response to a reporter’s involvement in any reported wrong doing be regarded as retaliation under the policy.
  • Should sanctions be imposed on reporters who knowingly provide false or misleading information with the intent of wrongly accusing or creating a suspicion of violations against other employees or any other stakeholders?
  • How does one promote whistleblowing in a corporate culture steeped in tradition and hierarchy, that hesitates to speak out against seniors?

Who Can Attend ?

  • CEO,  CFO, CXO, COO
  • Senior Consultants/Professionals
  • Governance professionals
  • Executive & Non-Executive Directors,
  • General Counsel
  • Company Secretaries,
  • Risk Management Head and Team
  • Professionals interested in Corporate Governance

Speaker Profile :

Neville Gandhi, Vice President, Compliance, Siemens Ltd.
Neville K. Gandhi, is responsible for the Compliance function for operations in South Asia. He Has completed a total of 26 years in Siemens, of which 11 years in Compliance. Other stints included in the functions of Internal Audit: Responsible for Operational and Process audits as well as fraud detection and investigations & Accounts: All India Head of Accounts Receivables. Work requirements also necessitate interacting with external stakeholders in propagating Siemens way of conducting ‘clean business’ through ‘Collective Actions’

Participation Fee :

Members Rs. 1,500 + 18% GST
Non-Members Rs. 1,700 + 18% GST
Bank Details for NEFT
Account No. 10996680930
IFSC CODE SBIN0000300
Bank Name State Bank of India
Branch Address Mumbai Main Branch

Cheque /Demand Draft should be drawn in favor of “BOMBAY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY”

Contact Details :

Mr. R. Ganesh
Email : ganesh.r@bombaychamber.com
Tel – 61200218

Ms. Aneeha Neeraja Rajan
Email : aneeha.rajan@bombaychamber.com
Tel – 61200227, 9987211804

Additional Details

Event Fees Type - Paid Event

Event or Seminar - workshop

Event registration closed.
 

Date And Time

August 10, 2022 11:00 AM to
August 10, 2022 12:30 PM
 

Registration End Date

August 09, 2022
 
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