IFIA has an active Legal Committee that keeps legal developments affecting the profession under review on behalf of members. It conducts legal seminars for members as the need arises, and provides advice on IFIA publications, including IFIA’s own formal Regulations (Conditions of Membership etc) and Guidelines. It has published model Terms and Conditions of Business which IFIA members are under no obligation to use, but which help to provide a clear definition of the service provided by members, thus strengthening the identity of the profession. The Legal Committee has also published a Statement regarding the Nature of Product Certification Services provided by IFIA members. The Legal Committee has additionally published a Statement on Customer Confidentiality Agreements for the guidance of member companies.