The Code of Conduct

CariCRIS has updated its code of conduct and amended it to align its policies and procedures with the amendments in the Code of Conduct Fundamentals For Credit Rating Agencies published by the International Organization of Securities Commissions (“IOSCO”).

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Our Analytical Firewall Policy

This policy seeks to ensure that Analysts express their opinions without any actual or perceived influence that may arise from commercial relationships between CariCRIS and 3rd parties as well as improper influence from other employees of the company.

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Our Policy on the Withdrawal of Credit Ratings

This policy seeks to provide a detailed frame of reference for the withdrawal/suspension of outstanding credit ratings, bearing in mind CariCRIS’ fiduciary responsibility to keep investors informed of the credit quality of all rated issuers and issues at all times.

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Our Complaints Policy & Procedures

This policy seeks to ensure that all complaints are handled fairly, consistently, and resolved in an effective and professional manner to the satisfaction of the complainant and the organization.

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Our Confidentiality Policy

CariCRIS recognizes its legal and ethical responsibilities to safeguard all confidential information received from clients, including rated entities, obligors, originators, underwriters, or arrangers of a rated obligation.

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Our Conflicts of Interest Policy

When, in the course of its business operations, actual or potential conflicts of interest are identified, CariCRIS will, as far as possible, implement internal policies, procedures, and mechanisms to minimize situations that may compromise or appear to compromise the credibility or reliability of its credit ratings..

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