Managing Director & Senior Partner
Bernhard is a Managing Director and Senior Partner in Munich. He is leading BCG’s global Compliance and Non Financial Risk teams across all industries. He is part of the global leadership team. Bernhard has worked with many multinational companies around the world on issues related to governance, digitization, risk management, and compliance.
Bernhard has more then twenty years of experience in Regulation, ESG, Compliance Operational Risk and Financial and Non Financial Risk.
He is author of several books and articles about regulation, compliance and non financial risk management.
On January 17th, 2023 the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite, Jr. delivered remarks on revisions to the Criminal Division’s Corporate Enforcement Policy. This followed Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco previewing the changes on September 15, 2022. With this paper, we lay out the key elements of these changes and its implications for corporations across the globe.
Sending and receiving goods across borders is becoming so complex—and the penalties for missteps so steep—that risk management in trade increasingly demands attention from the C-suite.
ESG regulations are growing more intricate, and businesses’ fragmented compliance efforts are proving inadequate. Companies should adopt a comprehensive approach to enable efficient risk management and reporting.
BCG shares findings from client experience and industry benchmarking, offering ten practical solutions for turnaround maintenance planning. Read more.
Read BCG’s Compliance Magazine Special Issue to learn how companies should prepare for monitorships, what the main challenges and key success factors during the monitorship term are and to understand the benefits of successfully completing a compliance monitorship.
This report discusses how companies around the world are navigating a rising tide of regulatory and consumer expectations to optimize their compliance target operating models (TOMs). The insights here are based on a global, cross-industry survey of more than 150 companies. The report reveals the maturity of companies' approaches, resource availability and organizational context, as well as current progress on the digitization of key functions.
As one type of global risk recedes, it’s a good time for CCOs and others with responsibility for compliance to get a clear view of the other challenges and opportunities they face.
Banks that fortify their core will emerge from the pandemic fitter and with the financial muscle to be a bulwark for customers and the broader community.
Corporate decisions makers around the world are increasingly required to assess the risks they face in respect of the environment, social responsibilities, and governance (ESG) – as well as to gauge the opportunities. Through a simple three-step process, they can ensure that the ESG and climate compliance are embedded in the company’s daily activities.
The upcoming vote in Switzerland on corporate responsibility reflects a global trend: Since 2018, there have been over 170 ESG-related regulatory measures proposed globally. But alongside the legislation’s burdens, corporate responsibility also creates strategic opportunities.