Legal compliance, risk management, and ethical principles have been current practices since the foundation of LS as far back as the 1940’s. We act in accordance with the law, regulations and standards applicable to LS, as well as the internal policies that the LS Group decides to adhere to. The Board of Directors, Employees and Third Parties that have relations with the organisation have always been required to comply with the above mentioned requirements.

The mission of the Compliance Department is to guarantee the implementation and effectiveness of compliance with legal and regulatory requisites, and in accordance with the Policies and internal practices of LS.
Our purpose is to maintain this Culture of Compliance alive and guarantee the perfect functioning of the Internal Control Systems of LS, seeking to reduce risks in accordance with business complexity.
Compliance at LS, and according to best international practice, complies with the following requirements:
  • Independence, through the creation of a specific department;
  • Direct communication with the Board of Directors;;
  • Absence of any potential conflicts of interest;
  • Access to the necessary information to carry out their duties

Zero Tolerance Policy

At Luís Simões we are committed to operating in accordance with the highest ethical and legal standards, in all businesses and professional relationships, wherever we are. To this end, the Board of Directors has declared a Zero Tolerance Policy.
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Request for the exercise of personal data rights and Reporting of irregularities

To request the exercise of personal data rights or to report irregular situations, with emphasis on situations of fraud, corruption, bribery, lack of respect for human or labour rights, environmental damage, or other illegal or unethical practices.
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LS Code of Ethics and Conduct

At Luís Simões we want to go further… to where the future takes us! This motto, which guides us, is based on one of our strongest foundations: business ethics.
The future depends on that which each one of us is willing to commit to at each moment. We are sure that ethics is a commitment of all that will take us further…to where the future takes us!
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Personal Data Protection Policy

The Luís Simões Group handles personal data through various operational and technical means to support its business process activities. Luis Simões acts in strict compliance with the principles described in its Personal Details Protection Policy, with the General Data Protection Regulation, and with the data protection legislation applicable in all the activities involving personal data handling for which it is responsible.

ETHICS ONLINE

This area is reserved for reporting irregular situations, with emphasis on situations of fraud, corruption, bribery, lack of respect for human or labour rights, environmental damage, or other illegal or unethical practices.

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