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Statement and Compliance Guide
Technologies maintains a corporate policy prohibiting all improper or
unethical payments to government officials anywhere in the world. Our
company officer, employee or agent has authority to offer, promise,
make or facilitate the making of payments to a foreign official to
induce that official to affect any government act or decision in a
manner that will assist the Company or any of its affiliates,
subsidiaries or divisions to obtain or retain business or any
advantage. Furthermore, every officer, employee and agent is obligated
by company policy and federal law to keep books, records, and accounts
that accurately and fairly reflect all transactions and disposition of
Provisions of the FCPA
Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) generally
applies to all US corporations, partnerships and other business
organization (generically, a “company”), as well as
all persons acting on behalf of those entities. For purposes of this
discussion, suffice it to say that the FCPA applies to Sensata, its
corporate affiliates and subsidiaries, as well as their officers,
directors, agents and shareholders.
FCPA prohibits any payment or offer of payment to a “foreign
official” for the purpose of influencing that official to
assist in obtaining or retaining business or any other advantage for a
company. “To obtain business or any advantage”
includes, for example, a reduction in taxes, a favorable change in
regulations, tolerance of non-compliance with local rules, or other
favors or preferential treatment. The business to be obtained or
retained does not need to be with a foreign government or foreign
FCPA applies to any act or event that is “in furtherance
of” a payment to a foreign official. Further, the
“payment” clause of the FCPA is broadly phrased. It
covers not only the actual payment of money but also an offer, promise
or authorization of the payment of money and an offer, gift, promise or
authorization of the giving of “anything of value.”
Even if the improper payment is not consummated, just offering it
violates the FCPA. Likewise, instructing, authorizing, or allowing a
third party to make a prohibited payment on the Company’s
behalf, ratifying a payment after the fact, or making a payment to a
third party knowing or having reason to know that it will likely be
given to a government official constitute FCPA violations.
“Anything of value” includes not only cash and cash
equivalents, but also gifts, entertainment, travel expenses,
accommodations, and anything else of tangible or intangible value.
FCPA applies to payments to foreign officials. A “foreign
official” means any officer or employee of a foreign
government, regardless of rank, employees of government-owned or
government-controlled businesses, foreign political parties, party
officials, candidates for political office, and employees of public
international organizations (such as the United Nations or World Bank).
In addition to the FCPA, there are additional international laws
outlawing bribery and corruption with which Sensata and its affiliates,
subsidiaries and employees must comply, including the UN Convention
against Corruption and the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of
Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.
Keeping Requirements of the FCPA
addition to its anti-bribery provisions, the FCPA also imposes certain
accounting requirements on companies. Specifically, the FCPA requires
that a company maintain books, records and accounts that, in reasonable
detail, accurately reflect the transactions and dispositions of that
company. In order to comply with these requirements, it is imperative
that Sensata employees, agents and others acting on its behalf maintain
complete and accurate records with respect to all transactions
undertaken on behalf of Sensata. “Records” includes
virtually all forms of business documentation, including accounts,
correspondence, memorandums, tapes, discs, papers, books, and other
documents or transcribed information of any type. This applies to all
payments, not just sums that would be “material” in
the traditional financial sense.
for FCPA Compliance
consequences of failing to comply with the FCPA are potentially
disastrous for a company and its employees. Violation of the FCPA and
related laws by a Sensata employee can result in millions of dollars in
civil and/or criminal fines against the Company and can subject the
employee to prosecution, criminal fines, and imprisonment, as well as
disciplinary action by Sensata, including dismissal. Note that the FCPA
states that fines and penalties imposed upon individuals may not be
paid directly or indirectly by any corporation for which they may have
we have developed guidelines for complying with the FCPA and related
laws. The purpose of these guidelines is to ensure full compliance with
the FCPA and related laws and continuation of our record in maintaining
lawful and ethical dealings in business transactions throughout the
following rules have been established for all employees, directors,
agents and shareholders acting on behalf of Sensata and its affiliates:
Parties or Officials. All
contributions of money or services to political parties or officials
thereof or to candidates for political office outside the United States
are expressly prohibited.
Agents. Because the actions
of a third party acting as an agent or representative of a company can
expose that company to liability under the FCPA, great care should be
taken in the retention of such agents and representatives. A sufficient
investigation should be undertaken to ensure that any such
representative does not intend to engage in any improper practices. In
determining whether to engage a particular representative, factors such
as the representative’s reputation and qualifications,
the manner and reasonableness of compensation, the relationship, if
any, between the owners and employees of the representative and a
foreign official, the presence or absence of any secret partners, the
willingness of the representative to fully disclose its relationship
with us and the legality of the relationship under local law must be
Businesses. In many
countries it is a common practice for government officials to own or
operate business enterprises. While the FCPA and related laws do not
prohibit legitimate business relationships with business enterprises
owned or controlled by foreign officials, great care must be taken to
avoid any association with any such enterprise in circumstances that
might constitute an evasion of the FCPA.
of Professionals. No person
acting on behalf of Sensata may enter into any transaction with agents,
contractors, consultants, lawyers or other persons that is intended or
designed to permit such persons to circumvent currency, tax or other
laws of a foreign country. Any transaction that has the appearance of
permitting any person to circumvent such laws must be avoided.
Particular care must be taken in respect to “split
payments” (i.e., payments for services that are made outside
the country in which the services are performed, other than payments in
the country in which the provider of the services is incorporated and
has an established presence, or payments inside the country in other
than the local currency). Company employees must be conscious of any
other “red flags” that may be present or arise. A
“red flag” is a fact or circumstance that serves as
a warning signal that an intermediary may act corruptly. It is the
responsibility of the employee that observes a red flag to either
resolve such red flag by further investigation or to refer the matter
to the General Counsel. A non-exclusive list of examples of red flags
transaction, no matter how seemingly insignificant, that might give
rise to a violation of the FCPA must promptly be reported to either the
Company’s Ethics Director or General Counsel or, if the
employee so desires, such report may be made through the
Company’s Ethics Hotlines: https://sensata.alertline.com/gcs/welcome (for
Netherlands, Belgium and Bulgaria) or https://www.sensataethicshotline.com/ (for
all other locations). All such reports will be treated as confidential,
to be used only for the purpose of addressing the specific problem they
address. Such reports will be shared by Sensata management and other
authorized individuals only on a need-to-know basis. As long as a
report is made honestly and in good faith, Sensata will take no adverse
action against any person based on the making of such a report.
Employees must note, however, that failure to report known or suspected
wrongdoing of which an employee has knowledge may, by itself, subject
that employee to disciplinary action.
questions concerning the FCPA and related reporting requirements may be
addressed to the Legal Department.
2010 explains the function of each Incoterm. These are reproduced in
full for visitors to this website.
Works (named place of delivery)
The seller makes the goods available at its premises. This term places
the maximum obligation on the buyer and minimum obligations on the
seller. The Ex Works term is often used when making an initial
quotation for the sale of goods without any costs included. EXW means
that a seller has the goods ready for collection at his premises
(works, factory, warehouse, plant) on the date agreed upon. The buyer
pays all transportation costs and also bears the risks for bringing the
goods to their final destination. The seller doesn''t load the goods on
collecting vehicles and doesn''t clear them for export. If the seller
does load the good, he does so at buyer''s risk and cost. If parties
wish seller to be responsible for the loading of the goods on departure
and to bear the risk and all costs of such loading, this must be made
clear by adding explicit wording to this effect in the contract of sale.
Carrier named place of delivery)
The seller hands over the goods, cleared for export, into the disposal
of the first carrier (named by the buyer) at the named place. The
seller pays for carriage to the named point of delivery, and risk
passes when the goods are handed over to the first carrier.
and Insurance Paid To (named place of destination)
The containerized transport/multimodal equivalent of CIF. Seller pays
for carriage and insurance to the named destination point, but risk
passes when the goods are handed over to the first carrier.
Paid To (named place of destination)
The seller pays for carriage. Risk transfers to buyer upon handing
goods over to the first carrier.
at Terminal (named terminal at port or place of destination)
Seller pays for carriage to the terminal, except for costs related to
import clearance, and assumes all risks up to the point that the goods
are unloaded at the terminal.
at Place (named place of destination) [PDF
file, 1 page]
Seller pays for carriage to the named place, except for costs related
to import clearance, and assumes all risks prior to the point that the
goods are ready for unloading by the buyer.
Duty Paid (named place of destination)
Seller is responsible for delivering the goods to the named place in
the country of the buyer, and pays all costs in bringing the goods to
the destination including import duties and taxes. This term places the
maximum obligations on the seller and minimum obligations on the buyer.
2010 for international trade where transportation is entirely conducted
by water are:
Alongside Ship (named port of shipment)
The seller must place the goods alongside the ship at the named port.
The seller must clear the goods for export. Suitable only for maritime
transport but NOT for
multimodal sea transport in containers (see Incoterms
2010, ICC publication 715). This term is typically used for
heavy-lift or bulk cargo.
On Board (named port of shipment)
The seller must load the goods on board the vessel nominated by the
buyer. Cost and risk are divided when the goods are actually on board
of the vessel (this rule is new!). The seller must clear the goods for
export. The term is applicable for maritime and inland waterway
transport only but NOT for
multimodal sea transport in containers (see Incoterms
2010, ICC publication 715). The buyer must instruct the
seller the details of the vessel and the port where the goods are to be
loaded, and there is no reference to, or provision for, the use of a
carrier or forwarder. This term has been greatly misused over the last
three decades ever since Incoterms
1980 explained that FCA
should be used for container shipments.
and Freight (named port of destination)
Seller must pay the costs and freight to bring the goods to the port of
destination. However, risk is transferred to the buyer once the goods
are loaded on the vessel (this rule is new!). Maritime transport only
and Insurance for the goods is NOT included.
This term is formerly known as CNF (C&F).
Insurance, and Freight (named port of destination)
Exactly the same as CFR except that the seller must in addition procure
and pay for the insurance. Maritime transport only.
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