The Sotheby’s® ethical principles are as hereafter

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The Sotheby’s® ethical principles are as hereafter

  • To encourage a working environment in which the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics is recognized, highlighted and illustrated by all employees.
  • To be honest and just, respecting the ethical standards of Sotheby's® in all business activities and relationships with clients.
  • To respect the rules and regulations determining Sotheby's® professional conduct across the globe.
  • To avoid conflict between personal and professional interests.
  • To respect and maintain the utmost confidentiality regarding information obtained from the company.
  • To respect and maintain the utmost confidentiality regarding information obtained from clients.
  • To protect the assets which have been entrusted to us by our clients.
  • To protect the assets of the company and to ensure their correct use.
  • To bring to attention any conduct that is illegal or contrary to our code of ethics, or any other conduct that violates the code of ethics or company policy.
  • To be personally responsible for respecting this Code and company policy.
  • In addition to these basic principles listed above, the following subjects merit particular attention.