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Audit Committee Charter   PDF  123.6 KB Add to Briefcase
Nominating Committee Charter   PDF   39.7 KB Add to Briefcase
Compensation Committee Charter   PDF  112.5 KB Add to Briefcase


Governance Documents View
2013 Declaration of Compliance to our California Comprehensive Compliance Program   PDF   80.1 KB Add to Briefcase
Corporate Governance Guidelines   PDF   69.5 KB Add to Briefcase
Code of Business Conduct and Ethics   PDF   1.4 MB Add to Briefcase


To request a copy of the 2010 Declaration of Compliance to our California Comprehensive Compliance Program, please phone toll-free: 1-888-345-6873

The Audit Committee is responsible for:

  • overseeing the accounting, financial reporting and audit processes;
  • making recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding the selection of independent auditors;
  • reviewing the results and scope of audit and other services provided by the independent auditors;
  • reviewing the accounting principles and auditing practices and procedures to be used in preparing the Company’s financial statements; and reviewing the Company’s internal controls.

The Compensation Committee is responsible for:

  • reviewing and approving the compensation and benefits for the Company’s officers and directors;
  • administering the Company’s 1994 Employee Stock Purchase Plan and 2001 Stock Option Plan;
  • making recommendations to the Board of Directors regarding such matters; and
  • performing other duties regarding compensation for employees and consultants as the Board of Directors may delegate from time to time.

The Nominating and Governance Committee is responsible for:

  • considering and periodically reporting on matters related to the identification, selection and qualification of the Board of Directors and candidates nominated to the Board of Directors and its committees;
  • developing and recommending governance principles applicable to VIVUS; and
  • overseeing the evaluation of the Board of Directors and management.

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