Ethics & Compliance

Expectations of subcontractors

Pro Forma Construction Subcontract (Excerpts)

Termination for Default 

Notwithstanding any other provisions of this subcontract, SUBCONTRACTOR shall be considered in default of its contractual obligations under this subcontract if it:
 
 
6. Fails to comply with the General Condition titled “STANDARDS OF CONDUCT”;
 

Standards of Conduct Standards   

SUBCONTRACTOR shall comply with all applicable national, federal, state and local laws, ordinances and regulations of the United States of America and of all other jurisdictions regarding bribery of public officials and private sector employees, including without limitation, all provisions of the United States Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and any amendments thereto (the “Act”). In addition, SUBCONTRACTOR shall:
  1. Comply with the principles of the World Economic Forum’s Partnering Against Corruption Principles for Countering Bribery (“PACI Principles”) set out in the World Economic Forum’s 2005 publication Partnering Against Corruption Principles for Countering Bribery; 
  2. Advise each of its lower-tier subcontractors regarding the purposes and provisions of the Act and the PACI Principles; and 
  3. Ensure its subcontractors at any tier also comply with the Act and the PACI Principles and that SUBCONTRACTOR and its subcontractors at any tier refrain from taking any action that would cause CONTRACTOR to be in violation of the Act. 
SUBCONTRACTOR shall immediately notify CONTRACTOR of any violation of this General Condition. SUBCONTRACTOR understands that any violation of this General Condition could result in the termination of this subcontract and any other agreement between SUBCONTRACTOR or any of its affiliated companies and CONTRACTOR or any of its affiliated companies. 
 
SUBCONTRACTOR agrees to include this clause in each of its lower-tier subcontracts and to require its lower-tier subcontractors to include this clause in their subcontracts.