Compliance Communicator - February 2014



Making the Most of Our Code of Conduct

As you know, the company has a number of ethics and compliance resources in place to ensure that everyone understands our expectations and standards. These resources include training modules, our hotline and our Code of Conduct.


Q & A

Q: Who does our Code apply to? Does it apply to all levels of employees? Does it apply to contractors and other third parties?

A: Our Code applies to all levels of employees including officers. It also applies to our Board members. Certain business partners, such as agents, consultants, vendors and temporary employees, serve as an extension of the Company. They are expected to follow the spirit of the Code, as well as any applicable contractual provisions, when working on our behalf. 


Code of Conduct


Updating Your Code of Conduct – A Step-by-Step Approach

Imagine if you had the opportunity to reach out to every one of your employees, business partners and regulators to explain in a clear and concise way about your organization’s values and commitment to integrity. What if this was also an opportunity to let leadership set the ethical tone at the top, and to make it clear to employees and other stakeholders how to ask questions or report problems within your organizations?

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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