Who is bound by the Code?

The Code binds Signatories to the Code and members of SAMED, whether such members are manufacturers, importers, distributors or agents and includes their employees, agents and contractors working for or in conjunction with such member, as well as marketing agencies, advertising agencies, event management entities, commission agents or independent sales representatives, procurement or software entities, working for or on behalf of a SAMED member. Members should ensure that reference is made to this Code in agreements with third parties mentioned in this context.

All signatories and members are urged to adopt policies and procedures to ensure compliance with the principles of this Code, which includes, inter alia, mechanisms to ensure that all events, sponsorships, marketing and advertising campaigns are signed off by a responsible senior staff member / compliance officer.

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