DEA Compliance


Deutsche Erdoel AG puts a special focus on compliance and business ethics, and its Compliance Management System (CMS) has been audited by independent German public auditors in accordance with assurance standard IDW PS 980 in the area of anti-corruption. Therefore, DEA has joined the UN Global Compact – the world’s biggest and most important initiative for responsible corporate governance. Please see below for additional information and downloads.

Code of Conduct

Deutsche Erdoel AG conducts all of its business activities throughout the world in an honest, ethical, and legal manner, and expects the same of its employees, directors, officers, and business partners. Deutsche Erdoel AG's Code of Conduct describes the ethical principles which guide all business activities of Deutsche Erdoel AG worldwide, and provides guidance and directives for the correct conduct of all activities of Deutsche Erdoel AG. The Code of Conduct contains a commitment of DEA to support and comply with the ten principles of the United Nations Global Compact, and a clear and strong commitment of DEA against corruption in all its forms.


Deutsche Erdoel AG does not tolerate any form of corruption, neither active nor passive, direct or indirect, and works against Corruption in all its forms. In all of its activities, Deutsche Erdoel AG is committed to complying with the provisions of the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), United Kingdom Bribery Act 2010, German anti-corruption laws, and any applicable anti-corruption laws in the countries, where Deutsche Erdoel AG does business. Deutsche Erdoel AG implements and enforces adequate policies and procedures, in order to ensure compliance with these commitments and laws. The Deutsche Erdoel AG Anti-Corruption Policy sets out and specifies our commitment against corruption.


For additional information, questions and concerns, please contact DEA's Chief Compliance Officer, Dr. Frank Wolfram, who can be reached via the compliance contact form below. In addition, violations of the DEA Code of Conduct or the DEA Anti-Corruption Policy, that are available as downloads below, can also be reported anonymously to one of DEA's external ombudsmen: Dr. Oliver Sahan, ROXIN Rechtsanwälte LLP, (in English or German language) or Dr. Kilian Bälz, AMERELLER Rechtsanwälte PmbB, (in Arabic, English or German language) or Mr. Leonel Pereznieto del Prado, CREEL García-Cuéllar, Aiza y Enriquez, S.C., (in Spanish or English).

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