We are committed to the following principles:
We will neither give nor offer any money, gift, hospitality or other advantage to any person carrying out a business or public role, or to a third party associated with that person, for the purpose of influencing something improper;
We will neither give nor offer any money, gift, hospitality or other advantages to any foreign public official with the intention of influencing them to our business advantage;
We will not use intermediaries or contractors for the purpose of committing acts of bribery;
We will not assist clients with acts of bribery;
We do not allow employees to accept money, gifts, hospitality and other advantages from business associates, actual or potential suppliers, or service providers which are intended to influence a business decision or transaction in some improper way;
No employee will suffer demotion, penalty, or other adverse consequence for refusing to pay bribes, even if it may result in the firm losing business; and
We are committed to a programme to counter the risk of the firm being involved in bribery.