This standard establishes the requirements of a management system to:
Organic Law 1/2015 for the reform of the Penal Code considers crime prevention models as possible factors of exoneration and mitigation of the criminal liability of a legal person, as long as they fulfil a series of requirements.
This technical specification takes into account the provisions of Act 1/2015 with respect to the requirements for models of crime prevention and complements them with the international best practices established in the area of social responsibility, compliance and risk management.
In addition it establishes the obligation of carrying out a periodic verification of the crime prevention model as one of the requirements for exempting a legal person from criminal liability.
The external certification audit of the crime prevention model carried out by an independent, expert, prestigious third party such as AENOR is one of the most reliable, efficient and transparent ways of meeting these requirements and demonstrating an organisation's explicit public commitment.
Organisations of any sector which, by their size, activity, sector, complexity, customer needs, international presence or relevance want to demonstrate their commitment to a culture of compliance and prevention of legal risks and of continuous improvement.
Once the process has been passed the organisation obtains:
Organisations such as Mutua Madrileña, Unión de Mutuas, Euskaltel and the Santander Group have already obtained the IURISCERT certification, having undergone the external audit.