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					A Business Ethics and Disclosure Statement provides information to employees about
the business standards and ethics of a particular business. This form contains standard
terms and conditions that are used for this type of document, however, additional
language and conditions may be added to it, ensuring that the needs of business using
this document are met. Use this Statement to ensure that employees at a particular
business are upfront about ethical violations within a business.
            BUSINESS ETHICS AND DISCLOSURE STATEMENT

                                              FOR

                      ____________________________________
                                 (the “Company”)

1. BUSINESS ETHICS
   The purpose and intent of this Business Ethics and Disclosure Statement (the “Statement”) is
   to define the business ethics expected of the officers, directors, members and employees (the
   “Key Persons or Key Person”) of the Company. The Key Persons of the Company shall
   comply with the provisions of this Statement and all laws, rules and regulations applicable to
   the business activities and conduct of the Company. The Key Persons shall use, to the best
   of their ability, high judgment standards in respect to integrity and ethical judgment. It is the
   intent of this Statement that each Key Person will conduct the Company’s business with
   integrity and in compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.

   Any Key Person who violates the provisions of this Statement, or knowingly permits any
   other Key Person to violate the provisions of this Statement, n will be subject to disciplinary
   action by the Company, including reprimand, demotion, suspension or discharge. This
   Statement will also be applicable to immediate family members of the Key Persons.

   The Company acknowledges that actions by any other person may not be in the control of a
   Key Person. A Key Person will immediately and fully disclose to the Company any action
   that may violate the terms of this Statement.

2. LEGAL COMPLIANCE
   The Company will at all times comply with all applicable governmental laws, rules and
   regulations in all business activities. The Key Persons will refrain from any activity or
   activities that would be deemed unlawful practice.

   It is the responsibility of all Key Persons to familiarize themselves with all legal standards
   and restrictions applicable to their duties and responsibilities, and to conduct their actions
   accordingly. Violations of laws can results in civil damages, criminal charges and fines for
   the Company.

3. INTEGRITY
   None of the Key Persons of the Company will take advantage of or manipulate any other
   person, including abuse, misrepresentation or any other unfair dealing practices. All of the
   Key Persons of the Company will treat and work with all of the Company’s clients,
   employees or suppliers in a fair manner.


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4. COMMUNICATION
   All of the Company’s communications, whether internal or external, shall be accurate and
   complete in all respects. All of the Company’s accounting shall be conducted in such a
   manner that is in accordance with general accepted accounting principles as well as
   maintaining accurate records to ensure a good understanding of the Company’s affairs.
   ________________ (insert name of Key Person(s)) shall be responsible for the public
   disclosure of the Company’s operations, business condition and status.              Only
   _________________ or any other Key Person(s) appointed by the Company may make
   public disclosures of the Company’s operations, business condition and status.

5. CONFIDENTIALITY
   The Key Persons of the Company will protect the Company’s confidential information,
   including the Company’s clients, employees or suppliers. The Company’s information
   which is detrimental as a result of its business activities will not be shared or relayed with
   any third party unless the prior written consent of the Company is obtained. Unauthorized
   disclosure of the Company’s information is strictly prohibited.

6. BUSINESS RELATIONS
   The Key Persons of the Company shall treat all the Company’s clients, employees and
   suppliers with high professional ethic standards. All details of business dealings or
   consultations will be held in complete confidence. All Key Persons of the Company will
   take all measures necessary to prevent any disclosure of such business dealings or
   consultations, unless with the client’s, employees or supplier’s prior written consent.
   Protection of client’s, employee’s or supplier’s information is vital to the Company to ensure
   continued success and future business relations. All of the Company’s information in respect
   of business dealings or consultations will be kept in strict confidence by the Company’s Key
   Persons and will not be disclosed to any outside sources.

7. DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
   The Company will only disclose information or confidential information on a-need-to-know
   basis to any party and the Company will disclose information or confidential information
   when required to by the laws of the applicable jurisdiction or when required by a court of
   law.

   The Company may from time to time make public any information concerning the general
   nature of their clients. Names of the Company’s clients, employees or suppliers will never
   be used by the Company in such public announcements without the prior written consent by
   such client, employee or supplier. Any public information relayed is for the purpose of
   educating the public as to the Company’s business activities.




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8. CONFLICTS
   The Key Persons of the Company shall avoid any personal relationships that would affect
   their ability to act in the best interests of the Company. The Company defines a conflict or
   conflict of interest a
				
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Description: A Business Ethics and Disclosure Statement provides information to employees about the business standards and ethics of a particular business.  This form contains standard terms and conditions that are used for this type of document, however, additional language and conditions may be added to it, ensuring that the needs of business using this document are met. Use this Statement to ensure that employees at a particular business are upfront about ethical violations within a business.
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