Supervisory Board: has an advisory and oversight role and is responsible for considering, reviewing and giving guidance to the CLT on those matters that the Supervisory Board considers to be a concern or potential concern to the Partners in general or to the Firm. Supervisory Board is composed of a Chairman and other board members.
Ethics Committee: is in charge of controlling and ensuring that all conflicts of interest, confidentiality, anti-bribery issues/claims are handled in a proper manner. The Ethics Committee is led by the Ethics Officer and the Business Conduct Leader (for more information see also ‘Legitimacy and Ethics’ part)
Audit Committee: is composed of four Management Board members and the Chief Internal Auditor. Its mission is to support the Leadership Team in the assessment of the firm control environment and in the coverage of potential key risks. They also ensure that actions are done to respond to the recommendations. The audit committee reports the conclusion of its work to the Management Board on a periodic basis.
Risk & Compliance Committee
Risk & Compliance Committee: is in charge of managing the risks of the Firm and ensuring our compliance with laws and regulations. Its main focus areas are around Client Acceptance and Continuance including anti-money laundering, independence, anti-corruption, and sanctions matters and the monitoring of ongoing risks linked to the performance of our services pertaining to the quality of services and the compliance with international professional standards. It is also in charge of preparing the Firm for all new regulations on a timely basis (see also ‘Client acceptance’ textbox in ‘Legitimacy & Ethics’
Corporate Responsibility Committee
Corporate Responsibility Committee: is in charge of embedding our core sustainability priorities into our business model and the way we deliver services and everything we do in all our service lines.
Staff Delegation: is in charge of protecting and defending our employees’ interests as regards working conditions, job security and social status.
To learn more about the Staff Delegation, listen to the President of Staff Delegation talks about some concrete examples where they made a difference this year and about the challenges they see coming for the near future.