The Jewelers Vigilance Committee has established membership standards
and compliance practices that apply to how members conduct their business and
support a commitment to ethics and integrity.
"JVC members demonstrate their commitment to compliance with the law
through their support of this association," said c,
executive director and general counsel of the JVC.
Under the standard and practices, members must pledge to make reasonable efforts
to be educated and educate staff to current legal requirements and common
problems encountered in business, comply with all laws and regulations
applicable to the c and make accurate representations about
products sold. Practices of members include keeping compliance publications on
hand at all business locations, conducting periodic training sessions on
compliance requirements, requiring similar commitments by all partners in the
"The JVC logo and the meaning of membership will be supported in 2001 with
plan to convey their meaning to the industry and the public at large," said
JVC President Marvin Markman.