The Netherlands issues guidelines on internal compliance programmes

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs for The Netherlands has issued guidelines for companies compiling an internal compliance programme (ICP) for “strategic goods, torture goods, technology and sanctions”. The Netherlands’ ICP guidelines resemble that of the EU’s guidance aside from the inclusion of shipment control (rather than physical and information security) in its 7 core elements.

About Michael O'Kane

Michael O'Kane

Michael was called to the Bar in 1992 and prior to joining Peters & Peters was a senior specialist prosecutor at the Crown Prosecution Service Headquarters (CPS). He was a key member of a small specialist unit responsible for the prosecution of serious and high-profile fraud, terrorist,...

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