In 2016, Clariant received no grievances or complaints concerning compliance with legal provisions on unfair competition, incidents or complaints of anti-competitive conduct, and no grievances regarding breaches of customer privacy and loss of customer data. Similarly, Clariant is not aware of any incidents in which there have been infringements of laws/regulations in terms of the procurement, use or supply of products and services. The need to pay noteworthy fines based on corresponding infringements is not known either.