KPMG in South Korea
The KPMG Korea Hotline is a vehicle for KPMG partners, employees, clients and other parties to confidentially report concerns they have relating to certain areas of activity by KPMG Korea or the KPMG personnel. KPMG Korea operates the Hotline in order to create a sound, clean ethical culture within the firm and provide the best services to clients as a clean firm.
What to report
What will happen to your report
Your report will be reviewed promptly, and we will take appropriate initial action based on the identified facts. We will do our utmost to maintain the confidentiality of the informant and the contents of the information, and maintaining anonymity and confidentiality at the request is our top priority. We encourage you to give your name and contact details to verify the facts and to take effective action as necessary. You should be aware that in order to conduct an appropriate investigation into matters raised by you, it may be necessary for us to advise others of the substance of your report. As such, your identity may become apparent and you should consider this before submitting your report.
Please note that any abuse of the KPMG Hotline for malicious purpose may result in action being taken against the perpetrators of the abuse. In the case of partners, employees or contractors of KPMG, that action may include disciplinary action including dismissal. In the case of third parties this may include legal action. Also, matters that are not related to above ‘What to Report’ may not be handled.
Any KPMG personnel or third parties who report breaches or suspected breaches of KPMG policy in good faith shall not suffer any detriment, either professionally or personally, for making the report, regardless of whether or not the concern is ultimately substantiated. KPMG is prohibited from retaliating against individuals who ‘raise their hand’ for good faith reporting. Retaliation is a serious violation of our KPMG Code of Conduct. Any retaliation by a KPMG person is subject to disciplinary action, up to and, including dismissal.
How to report