Albemarle Code of Conduct for Business Partners - Flipbook - Page 15
Business Partners also must not:
Directly or indirectly offer, make or promise to make,
authorize, or give any payment of funds, kickbacks, bribe,
rebate, payoff or other unlawful payment or thing of value to
any government official or any other person to obtain or retain
business, gain any unfair or improper advantage, or induce or
influence any act or decision of a government official.
Enter into agreements or take actions that illegally
or improperly restrain trade or restrict or circumvent
Trade in the securities of Albemarle when in possession of
material non-public information relating to Albemarle.
Make any facilitation payments, which are small, unofficial
payments generally provided to lower-level government
officials to persuade them to perform or expedite routine,
non-discretionary services or actions (e.g., customs clearance
or the issuance of licenses, permits or visas).
Engage in any form of commercial bribery or otherwise offer
or accept incentive payments or gifts to obtain or retain
Engage in fraud, extortion or embezzlement to obtain an
unfair or improper advantage.
Engage in, or tolerate, any form of money laundering or
activity that supports the financing of terrorist activity.
Conduct business activities that violate trade sanctions or
embargoes restricting transactions with certain countries,
entities, and individuals or with certain end-uses and users
to protect national security and combat terrorism, the
proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, narcotics
trafficking, human trafficking and other human rights abuses.
B USINESS I NTEGR ITY
Participate in boycotts that are not sanctioned by the U.S.
government or applicable U.S. laws.