FAQs: Future Employment Arrangement

1. What if my arrangement is not a formal agreement?

If you have any sort of arrangement for prospective future employment, formal or otherwise, it is very important that you discuss this arrangement with your agency’s ethics officials because such an arrangement is likely covered by the primary federal criminal conflict of interest statute, which means you may need to take certain steps to avoid conflicts of interest that are subject to criminal penalties. You also need to report any such arrangement in Schedule C, Part II of your financial disclosure report. 


This guide is not intended to provide investment advice, and you should not rely on statements in this guide when making investment decisions.

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