ISO 37001:2016 is a Model Guide for the creation and introduction of Anti-Bribery Systems. It highlights specific points and conditions in which individual or systematic cases of bribery may occur in routine (business) activities and proposes measures to prevent, eliminate and manage these risks.
Standard control points are: The selection and management of suppliers, service providers and representatives of an organization, the provision of gifts, travel, donations & sponsorships, information flow, staff reliability, financial transaction correctness, the application of due diligence controls etc..
The Standard applies to Organizations (public & private) and Businesses of any size.
Legislation related to the subject matter of the standard:
- Directive 2015/849 / EU on the Prevention and Suppression of Money Laundering and the Financing of Terrorism (Law 4557, Government Gazette 139 A, 30.7.2018) as well as
- Establishment of the National Transparency Authority (Law 4622, Government Gazette 133 A 7.8.2019) with the aim of enhancing transparency, integrity and preventing, hindrance, detecting and dealing with the phenomena and acts of fraud and corruption in the action of public and private agencies and organizations.