Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Essay

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Code of Business Conduct and Ethics
Introduction
The TSYS Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the "Code") covers a wide range of business practices and procedures. While it does not cover every issue that may arise, this Code outlines basic principles to guide all employees and officers of the Company and its majority-owned subsidiaries ("team members"). In addition, all members of the Company's Board of Directors and members of the boards of directors of the Company's majority-owned subsidiaries, in regard to their Company duties, are responsible for conducting themselves in connection with the applicable provisions of this Code. Team members and directors must conduct themselves accordingly and seek to avoid even the
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A "conflict of interest" exists when a person's private interest interferes in any way with the interests of the Company. A conflict situation can arise when a team member or director takes actions or has interests that may make it difficult to perform his or her Company work objectively and effectively. Conflicts of interest may also arise when a team member or director, or a member of his or her family, receives improper personal benefits as a result of his or her position in the Company.
It is almost always a conflict of interest for a Company team member to work simultaneously for a competitor, customer or supplier. Team members are not allowed to work for a competitor as a consultant or board member. Team members should avoid any direct or indirect business connection with the Company's customers, suppliers or competitors, except on behalf of the Company.
Conflicts of interest are prohibited as a matter of Company policy. Conflicts of interest may not always be clear-cut. Team members or directors who have questions about potential areas of conflict should consult their supervisor or the Company's General Counsel's Office, as appropriate.
For more information, please refer to the "Conflict and Your Job" section of the Team Member Guide.
If you are aware of a conflict or potential conflict, you should bring it to the attention of your supervisor, manager or other appropriate personnel or consult the procedures described in Section 12 of

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