We understand and accept that processing of the application will begin after GIEK has received all necessary information from the applicant. The information GIEK requires is made clear in the application form. If the customer chooses to send follow-up information, processing will begin only after this is received.
The bank hereby declares that:
We are aware that a condition for coverage under GIEK’s guarantee is that the exporter, pursuant to OECD guidelines, and before guarantee issuance, provide a written declaration stating that neither the exporter nor anyone acting on the exporter’s behalf has acted or will act in violation of the prohibition contained in sections 387–389 of the Penal Code (see also section 15), and that we have informed the exporter that such a declaration will be demanded. The provisions pertain to corruption in relation to actors in the public and private sectors, and to trading in influence in the public and private sectors as well as complicity in such activity.
We declare that we have no suspicion of, or familiarity with, corruption among other parties involved in the project.
We declare that we have satisfactory control systems for assessing corruption and other integrity risks.
We declare that to our knowledge none of the parties participating in the transaction:
is under indictment for (or charged with) corruption, or
has been convicted of corruption in Norway or abroad in the five years prior to the date of this application
has been the subject of administrative measures due to corruption in Norway or abroad in the five years prior to the date of this application
If agents or other persons/firms are used/will be used to act on the exporter’s behalf, or if the bank knows of others that receive payment or other benefit for performing work or services or for some other involvement in the transaction, the following information shall be reported on the application form:
Person/firm (name, business registration number and address)
Nature of the assignment/service
Settlement location/place of payment
It is a condition for coverage under GIEK’s guarantee that all payments, commissions or other benefits in the transaction that do not pass directly between buyer and seller relate to the coverage of relevant actions and services and that the size of the payments is proportionate to the value of the action or service provided.
World Bank/regional development bank listings
We declare that to our knowledge none of the parties to the transaction is on the World Bank’s or the regional development banks’ listings of companies that are debarred due to corruption.
We are aware of GIEK’s obligation, under Norwegian law, to inform the competent authorities if there is well-grounded suspicion of a violation of sections 387–389 of the Penal Code (see also section 15).
Consent to public release
We have informed the exporter that GIEK has the right – after issuance of a guarantee policy – to publish the following information at www.giek.no: Name of buyer and associated country, name of exporter, type of product, guaranteed amount and date of issue of the guarantee policy. The terms in this declaration may only be changed or deviated from by written agreement with GIEK.