Audit Committee Forum Position Paper 6

Position Paper 6

Audit Committee Guidelines for evaluating a whistleblowing system


From left to right: John Chung, Managing Partner, KPMG; Georges Leung Shing, ACF Chairperson 2018, Eddy Jolicoeur, CEO MIoD, Rajen Bablee, Director, Transparecy Mauritius

On Wednesday 12 September, at Hennessy Park Hotel, the Mauritius Institute of Directors (MIoD) and KPMG in Mauritius have launched the Audit Committee Forum Position Paper 6, which provides guidelines to audit committees for evaluating a whistleblowing system. 

This paper has been prepared to assist the evaluaton of an organisation's whistleblowing procedures by providing background information on whistleblowing, how to establish a whistleblowing system and to assess its design effectiveness and to define the role of the audit committee. Each organisation is unique and the Audit Committee will need to applly whistleblowing procedures in a manner that is appropriate. 

Prior to the launch, a Tribute Ceremony was held in memory of Baboo Rajendranathsing (Anil) Gujadhur, Audit Committee Forum member Chairperson (06 April 2016 - 28 June 2018). The launch then followed and was performed by Mr Rajen Bablee, Director, Transparency Mauritius. After the launch a Panel Discussion was organised on the Practical implementation of whistleblowing systems in Mauritius. The panel was led by Jacques Dinan, Past Chairman, Whistleblowing Council, a joint initiative of MIoD and Transparency Mauritius and comprised of: Rajen Bablee, Executive Director, Transparency Mauritius; Gilbert Bouic, Consultant, Terra and Georges Leung Shing, Chairman, Audit Committee Forum

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