Serious Misconduct definition

Serious Misconduct means:
Serious Misconduct means (i) an act of personal dishonesty taken by the Executive in connection with his or her responsibilities as an Executive and intended to result in substantial personal enrichment of the Executive, (ii) the Executive being convicted of a felony, (iii) a willful act by the Executive which constitutes gross misconduct and which is injurious to the Company, (iv) following delivery to the Executive of a written demand for performance from the Company which describes the basis for the Company’s reasonable belief that the Executive has not substantially performed his or her duties, continued violations by the Executive of the Executive’s obligations to the Company which are demonstrably willful and deliberate on the Executive’s part. To the extent curable, the Executive will not be deemed to engage in Serious Misconduct if, after notice by the Company, the Executive cures the conduct which gives rise to the Serious Misconduct.

Examples of Serious Misconduct in a sentence

  • Serious misconduct occurred - Refer to the Personal Conduct policy for the range of penalties that may be applied.

  • Serious misconduct off campus, especially that which endangers a member of The Presentation School community or threatens the reputation of the School, may result in disciplinary action from the School.


More Definitions of Serious Misconduct

Serious Misconduct means misconduct of such a nature that it would be unreasonable to require the employer to continue the employment of the employee concerned during the required period of notice.
Serious Misconduct means the occurrence of any of the following: (i) the material failure or refusal by the Grantee to perform his or her duties to the Company or its successor (including, without limitation, the Grantee’s inability to perform such duties as a result of alcohol or drug abuse, chronic alcoholism or drug addiction) or to devote substantially all of his or her business time, attention and energies to the performance of his or her duties to the Company or its successor; (ii) any willful, intentional or grossly negligent act by the Grantee having the effect of materially injuring the interest, business or prospects of the Company or its successor or any of their Affiliates; (iii) the material violation or material failure by the Grantee to comply with the Company’s or its successor’s material published rules, regulations or policies, as in effect from time to time; (iv) the Grantee’s conviction of a felony offense or conviction of a misdemeanor offense involving moral turpitude, fraud, theft or dishonesty; (v) any willful or intentional, misappropriation or embezzlement of the property of the Company or its successor or any of their Affiliates (whether or not a misdemeanor or felony); or (vi) a material breach of Section 9 above by the Grantee; provided, however, that in the event that the Company or its successor determines to terminate the Grantee’s employment pursuant to clauses (i), (iii) or (vi) of this definition of Serious Misconduct, such termination shall only become effective if the Company or its successor shall first give the Grantee written notice of such Serious Misconduct, which notice shall identify in reasonable detail the manner in which the Company or its successor believes Serious Misconduct to exist and indicates the steps required to cure such Serious Misconduct, if curable, and the Grantee shall fail within thirty (30) days of such notice to substantially remedy or correct the same.
Serious Misconduct means that you engage in conduct that the Firm reasonably considers, in its sole discretion, to be misconduct sufficient to justify summary termination of employment under English law.
Serious Misconduct means misconduct that is serious in nature or magnitude but is not so severe as to be gross misconduct;
Serious Misconduct of Employee (as defined below). For purposes of this Agreement, the term "Serious Misconduct" shall mean embezzlement or misappropriation of corporate funds; acts of Dishonesty (as defined below); activities harmful to the reputation of Employer (other than as a consequence of good faith decisions made by Employee in the normal performance of Employee's duties hereunder); the conviction of or the plea by Employee to any criminal felony offense (other than those arising within the scope of Employee's employment hereunder, of which offenses Employee was not personally aware or did not personally and knowingly order in violation of the law, and other than a traffic or other offense that in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors of Employer does not affect Employee's position as an Employee of Employer) or any criminal offense involving dishonesty or moral turpitude; the refusal to perform the duties assigned to Employee pursuant to this Agreement (unless such duties shall be unlawful); or the breach of any of the material terms or conditions contained in this Agreement. For purposes of this Agreement, the term "Dishonesty" shall mean the varnishing of any information, reports, documents or certificates by Employee to Employer which Employee knew or reasonably should have known to be false or misleading.