The Bank and its directors. officers and employees have committed to conduct business in accordance with the highest ethical standards as set forth in the Standards of Conduct Policy, which is applicable to the directors, officers and employees relating to ethical conduct, conflicts of interest, and compliance with the law.
This Code of Ethics applies to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Administrative Officer, the Chief Credit Officer, the Chief Financial Officer, the Chief Information Officer, the General Counsel, Chief Audit Executive, all senior vice presidents and vice presidents, as well as the Manager, Financial Reporting and Director, Financial Reporting/SOX Compliance. The Bank is responsible for the preparation and distribution of its financial statements and related disclosures and for providing relevant information that is true, accurate and complete to the Funding Corporation for use in preparing the Farm Credit System financial statements and related disclosures. The Bank expects all of its employees to act in accordance with the highest standards of personal and professional integrity in all aspects of their activities, to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, to deter wrongdoing and abide by its Standards of Conduct Policy and other policies and procedures adopted by the Bank that govern the conduct of its employees. This Code of Ethics is intended to supplement the Bank's Standards of Conduct Policy.
You agree to:
You are prohibited from directly or indirectly taking any action to fraudulently influence, coerce, manipulate or mislead the Bank's independent public accountant for the purpose of rendering the financial statements of the Bank misleading.
You understand that you will be held accountable for adherence to the Code of Ethics. Your failure to observe the terms of this Code of Ethics may result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Violations of the Code of Ethics may also constitute violations of law and may result in civil and criminal penalties for you, your supervisors or the Bank.
Please report any possible violation of this Code of Ethics to Ethics Point by calling toll-free any time (1-844-363-2084); submitting a report via the web
EthicsPoint is an independent provider of confidential communication systems and services.
Any individual contacting EthicsPoint will remain anonymous when reporting any possible violation of this Code of Ethics.
Updated: January 2017
In situations where you prefer to place an anonymous report in confidence, you are encouraged to use this hotline, hosted by a third party hotline provider, EthicsPoint.
Go to the Confidential Hotline web page.