Farid Jabar said this under cross-examination by defence counsel Harvinderjit Singh.
These should not only include measures carried out prior to entering into a relationship but may also involve continued monitoring of associated persons with, in general, more information being required from incorporated entities than individuals.
The only means of defence for them is if they had diligently implemented an Anti-Corruption Policy for their organisation.
Section 17A of the Malaysian Anti-corruption Commission Act Effective 1 June 2020 Section 17A penalizes commercial organisations where an associated or related person corruptly provides any gratification with the intention to get or retain business; or a plus in conducting of the business, for the commercial organisation.
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On this aspect, these roles cover the practice of ensuring highest level of integrity and ethics; adhering to the anti-corruption regime; and managing the key corruption risk of the organisation effectively.