Adaptimmune sets high standards for its employees, officers and directors, and in every part of its business. Assuring compliance to these standards is of the utmost importance to the Company and its employees. Implicit in this philosophy is the importance of sound corporate governance. This section provides an overview of our key corporate governance policies and practices. These guidelines are subject to modification from time to time as the Board of Directors deems appropriate in the best interests of the Company or as required by applicable laws and regulations.