Farm Credit Services of Colusa-Glenn, ACA (the “Association”) has adopted this code of ethical conduct (the “Code”) which is applicable to every Director, Officer, Employee and Agent. The Code reaffirms the high standards of business conduct required of and provides guidance to the Association and its Directors, Officers, Employees, and Agents.
The Association is committed to conducting business in accordance with the highest ethical standards as set forth in the Standards of Conduct Policy. Moreover, the Association is responsible for preparation and distribution of its financial statements and related disclosures and for providing relevant information that is true, accurate and complete to CoBank for use in preparing the Farm Credit system financial statements and related disclosures. Accordingly, the Association expects all of its Directors, Officers, Employees, and Agents to maintain the highest standards of personal and professional integrity in all aspects of their business transactions and activities. This includes complying with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations, deterring wrongdoing and abiding by its Standards of Conduct Policy and other policies and procedures adopted by the Association that govern the conduct of its employees and agents. To achieve these high ethical standards, all Directors, Officers, Employees, and Agents should, among other things, avoid conflicts of interests.This Code is intended to supplement the Association’s Standards of Conduct Policy.
All Directors, Officers, Employees, and Agents are required to produce full, fair, accurate, timely and understandable disclosures of Association financial statements and related financial reports or communications as well as reports and documents filed with, or submitted to, CoBank and the Farm Credit Administration. Directors and Officers are explicitly prohibited from taking any action to fraudulently, coerce, manipulate, or mislead the Association’s independent public accountant for the purposes of rendering the Association’s financial statements misleading.
*The Code is intended to comply with FCA Regulation Part 612, Subpart A, including 12 C.F.R. § of 612.2137(c), and terms used herein are defined in 12 C.F.R. § 612.2130.*Agents subject to this policy are required to disclose known conflicts of interest, consistent with the Standards of Conduct Policy for Agents.
All Directors, Officers, Employees, and Agents will be held accountable for adherence to this Code. A failure to observe the terms of this Code may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment or removal from the board, as applicable. Violations of the Code may constitute violations of law and may result in civil or criminal penalties.If you have any questions regarding the best course of action in a particular situation, contact the Standard of Conduct Official, the SOCO Liaison or the CEO.Each Director, Officer, and Employee shall be required to sign a statement annually that they have read and understand this Code.