Corporate Criminal Liability Policy

MERO ČR, a.s., with reference to Act no 418/2011 Coll., on Criminal Liability of Legal Entities and Proceedings against them, as amended, extends is integrated policy with the area of prevention of criminal liability of legal entities with the aim to reduce the risk of constitution of criminal liability of the company.

Management of MERO ČR, a.s. will set such control and preventive mechanisms that will permit reduction of the risk of criminal liability constitution to the minimum necessary level.

The fundamental liability of Board members and employees of MERO ČR, a.s. is compliance with the established principles of prevention of criminal liability constitution on all levels.

The system of criminal liability prevention will be continuously developed, periodically monitored and evaluated by MERO ČR, a.s. management with the aim of continuous increase of its effectiveness.

Main principles of criminal liability prevention:

  • Identification of potential risks of MERO ČR, a.s. criminal liability constitution.
  • Implementation of control mechanisms for minimisation of occurrence of situations that might lead to criminal liability of MERO ČR, a.s.
  • Consistent evaluation of potential incidents that might cause criminal liability of MERO ČR, a.s.
  • Periodic training with the aim to minimise the risks of occurrence of criminal liability of MERO ČR, a.s.
  • Repeated acquaintance of Board members and employees of MERO ČR, a.s. with the risks following from their activities that might cause criminal liability constitution for MERO ČR, a.s.
  • Active internal and external communications between all stakeholders.
  • Definition and evaluation of objectives in the area of prevention of criminal liability of MERO ČR, a.s.
  • Periodic reviews and revisions of the defined rules in the area of criminal liability prevention by means of internal audits.
  • Utilisation of a system of remedial and preventive measures for addressing potential incidents or suspicions in the area of criminal liability of MERO ČR, a.s.