Legislative Decree 231/01
The Decree, containing the “Discipline of the administrative liability of legal persons, companies and associations, even without legal personality”, introduced into the Italian legal system a regime of administrative liability for entities (to be understood as companies, associations, consortia, etc.) for crimes that are exhaustively listed and committed in their interest or advantage: by natural persons who hold representation, administration or management functions for the companies themselves or for an organizational unit with financial and functional autonomy, as well as by individuals who exercise, even de facto, the management and control of the companies themselves, or by natural persons subject to the direction or supervision of one of the subjects indicated above. The liability of the Company is added to that (criminal and civil) of the natural person, who materially committed the crime.
Based on the provisions of the Decree, the body to which to entrust the task of supervising the functioning, efficacy and observance of the organizational management and control models as well as of updating them must be an internal body of the Company (art.6 , paragraph 1, letter B, of the Decree) and different from the Board of Directors. BioRep set up with the aim of supervising the effectiveness of the 231/01 model autonomous Supervisory Bodies to which everyone can report violations or alleged violations of the same by sending an e-mail to:
or by writing to:
Organismo di Viglianza
Via Silvio Pellico, 48
Bona fide whistleblowers are guaranteed against any form of retaliation, discrimination or penalty; in any case, the confidentiality of the identity of the whistleblower will be ensured, without prejudice to the legal obligations and the protection of the rights of the company or of persons wrongly or unfoundedly accused