Agenda Item
Docket No. 17-347
Advisory opinion request by Cobus Botha, Vice President of Human Resources & Public Affairs of Sasol Limited and Ethics Officer, regarding whether an individual directly employed by Sasol Limited (Sasol) who also serves as an elected official is deemed to have a "personal substantial economic interest" in matters directly involving Sasol that come before his agency.
Some employees of Sasol have either been elected to serve in public office or are currently seeking election to public office. In an effort to comply with all applicable ethical requirements and to coordinate resource materials to assist both the company and employees interested in performing public service, Sasol is making an inquiry and seeking an advisory letter regarding compliance with the Louisiana Code of Governmental Ethics.

Additional information was requested on May 26, 2017 and June 30, 2017. No response was submitted regarding the requested information.

Decline to render.
Assigned Attorney: Brett Robinson
2017-347 Advisory Opinion Request
2017-347 Decline to render letter