J. E. Lincoln and Associates  LLC                                          435-840-0252

P. O. Box 2786                                                                          

St. George  UT  84771-2786                                                     jel@jelincoln.com

www.jelincoln.com                    "Business success from regulatory compliance"(TM)

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OUR CODE OF ETHICS



CLIENTS

1. We will serve our clients with integrity, competence and objectivity.

2. We will keep client information and records of client engagements confidential and will use proprietary client information only with the client's permission.

3. We will not take advantage of confidential client information for ourselves or our firm.

4. We will not allow conflicts of interest which provide a competitive advantage to one client through our use of confidential information from another client who is a direct competitor without that competitor's permission.


ENGAGEMENTS

1. We will accept only engagements for which we are qualified by our experience and competence.

2. We will suggest associates for client engagements in accord with their experience, knowledge and expertise.

3. We will immediately acknowledge any influences on our objectivity to our clients and will offer to withdraw from a consulting engagement when our objectivity or integrity may be impaired.


FEES

1. We will agree independently and in advance on the basis for our fees and expenses and will charge fees and expenses that are reasonable, legitimate and commensurate with the services we deliver and the responsibility we accept.

2. We do not accept fees or commisions from vendors for equipment, supplies or services we may recommend to our clients.


PROFESSION

1. We will respect the intellectual property rights of our clients, other consulting firms and sole practitioners and will not use proprietary information or methodologies without permission.

2. We will not advertise our services in a deceptive manner and will not misrepresent the consulting profession, consulting firms or sole practitioners.


Based on the Code of Ethics adopted by The Council of Consulting Organizations, Inc., The Association of Management Consulting Firms (ACME), and the Institute of Management Consultants (IMC), Board of Directors, approved January 8, 1991.

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