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Director's Notes
Director Shaub
01/13/2017

A Refresher on Misuse of Position
Executive branch employees are subject to an important set of ethics rules contained in the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch . These rules serve to guard the federal service against ethical problems that could undermine public confidence in the integrity of the government’s operations. They regulate such things as conflicts of interest, misuse of position, impartiality, and gifts.



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LA-17-01: Effect of Pay Adjustments on Ethics Provisions for Calendar Year 2017
This Legal Advisory clarifies the 2017 thresholds for: (1) determining which senior employees are subject to the post-employment restrictions; (2) identifying which officers and employees must file public financial disclosure reports; and (3) implementing the outside employment and outside earned income restrictions for certain covered noncareer employees.

PA-16-11: Ethics Notices for Prospective New Employees and New Supervisors
This program advisory discusses two new requirements involving notices that must be issued to prospective new employees and to new supervisors.

LA-16-12: Publication of the Final Rule Revising Subpart B of the Standards of Conduct, Gifts from Outside Sources
This Legal Advisory discusses the recent amendments to the provisions of the Standards of Ethical Conduct that govern gifts from outside sources, found at 5 C.F.R. 2635, Subpart B, and highlights the major substantive changes set forth in the final rule.

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