Global Gifts and Business Gratuities

  • 4 topics | 13m 1s
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
Everyone likes giving and receiving gifts, but in business, it's vital to ensure that you abide by ethical, legal, and organizational standards for gifts and gratuities. In this course, you'll learn why it's important for your company to maintain a policy on business gifts and gratuities. You'll also learn how to apply this policy in practice, to protect yourself and your organization from any appearance of improper or illegal conduct. These course materials and content are for informational purposes only and do not constitute legal advice. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation or constitute a legal opinion with respect to compliance with any federal, state, or local laws. Transmission of the information is not intended to create, and receipt does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to constitute legal advice or to substitute for obtaining legal advice from an attorney licensed in your state. Readers should not act upon this information without seeking professional counsel. The information contained herein is provided only as general information that may or may not reflect the most current legal developments.


  • recognize factors that inform company policies on gifts and gratuities
  • recognize how to apply your organization's policy on gifts and gratuities in practice
  • comply with organizational policy on giving and accepting gifts
  • reflect on what you've learned


  • Factors Defining a Gifts and Gratuities Policy
  • Applying Your Organization's Policy on Gifts
  • Exercise: Complying with Your Company's Gifts Policy
  • Let's Review