Aerie is committed to the highest standards of ethics and integrity in all of its business operations and expects that all its employees, officers, directors and business partners will comply with the word and spirit of every applicable law or regulation in the countries and localities in which we operate.

Under the direction of Carmen M. McCormick, Esq., Aerie’s Senior Corporate Counsel and Compliance Officer, Aerie is instituting a comprehensive compliance program designed to ensure that its employees are aware of and adhere to applicable laws, regulations and ethical standards. Ms. McCormick, who has extensive experience in corporate compliance, recognizes the critical importance of compliance in our rapidly developing company.

Aerie enforces its Code of Business Conduct and Ethics that summarizes the legal and ethical principles to which all Aerie officers, directors and employees are required to adhere.

Aerie maintains an independently managed Hotline dedicated to receiving any report of a violation or potential violation of these principles. The Hotline enables anyone making a report to do so confidentially and anonymously via the Internet or telephone (1-866-254-2797). Aerie conducts investigations of these reports in a confidential and discreet fashion and prohibits any act of retaliation against employees reporting compliance concerns in good faith.