Any employee or member of the public who has knowledge or is aware of any improper conduct (misconduct or criminal offence) committed or about to be committed within MAYBANK (refers as "the Group") is encouraged to make a disclosure by following the procedures as stated in this document.
In order to enable the Group to accord the Whistleblower the necessary protection under the Group Anti-Fraud policy and also to obtain more details pertaining the disclosure, the Whistleblower is allowed to disclose his/her personal details should the Whistleblower wishes to. However, he/she can choose to remain anonymous.
The Group will protect the confidentiality of all matters raised and the identity of the Whistleblower at all times.
Any improper conduct (misconduct or criminal offence) including but NOT limited to the following:
Only genuine concerns should be disclosed. The Whistleblower is responsible to ensure that the disclosure is made in good faith and free from malicious intent. In addition, any disclosure which is found to be frivolous or vexatious will not be entertained.
If the investigation later reveals that the disclosure was made with malicious intent, appropriate action can be taken against the Whistleblower.
The Whistleblower who wishes to withdraw his/her disclosure is required to write to the relevant Reporting Channel and provide reason(s) for the withdrawal. Nevertheless, the Group reserves the right to proceed with any investigation on the subject matter of the disclosure.
Any disclosure made herein should contain the following information:
A Whistleblower will be accorded with protection under the policy provided that the disclosure is made in good faith. Such protection is accorded even if the investigation later reveals that the Whistleblower is mistaken as to the facts as well as the rules and procedures involved.