AKITA, as a company operating in a number of locations, must conduct business with the highest level of integrity and in full compliance with all regulations and laws in the appropriate jurisdiction.
AKITA will not seek any advantage through improper use of business courtesies or other inducements. Good judgment and moderation must be exercised to avoid misinterpretation and adverse effect on the reputation of AKITA or its employees. The direct or indirect offering, giving, soliciting, or receiving of any form of questionable consideration is prohibited.
All payments related to international transactions must be conducted according to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and all other laws and regulations that exist in both the U.S. and the respective country in which business is being conducted. Accordingly, these payments must be properly documented by written agreement, and recorded in the accounts in a manner that discloses their nature.