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argenx Compliance Program

At argenx, we build our culture from the collective power of the team and the knowledge that together, we are better.

We align our personal growth with the shared goals of the organization to maintain a culture of compliance and integrity. 

The purpose of our Compliance Program is (1) to prevent or detect and remediate violations of laws, rules, regulations, as well as the argenx Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, policies and procedures; and (2) to promote a culture of the highest ethics within the organization.

Our Compliance Program is aligned with the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General (OIG) communication “Compliance Program Guidance for Pharmaceutical Manufacturers” and adheres to all applicable local laws.

The argenx Compliance Program consists of the following elements of an effective compliance program:



argenx has appointed a Head of Global Compliance and established a Corporate Compliance Committee to identify, manage, risk and oversee the overall compliance program.


Written Standards

argenx has established policies and procedures, including our Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, which articulate our fundamental principles and values and provides a framework for ethical conduct within our organization.


Education and Training

argenx has a training program to ensure employees are trained on the responsibilities of their job and relevant laws and regulations.


Internal Lines of Communication

argenx actively fosters dialogue between management and employees. Our goal is for all employees to know to whom to turn when seeking answers to questions or reporting possible violations of company policies or procedures.

Auditing and Monitoring

The argenx Compliance Program includes monitoring and auditing to evaluate adherence to argenx’s policies and procedures.


Responding to Potential Violations

When argenx becomes aware of potential violations of applicable laws, rules, regulations, or company policies and procedures, the company will promptly investigate.


Disciplinary and Corrective Action

argenx will work to determine the root cause of a substantiated violations. To ensure the matter is corrected the company will utilize disciplinary action and/or remediated process gaps.

Interactions with the Healthcare Community


At argenx, we believe in the spirit and principles of co-creation, where working together with healthcare professionals (HCPs), healthcare organizations (HCOs), and patient organizations (POs) as a united “Healthcare Community” brings benefits to all.


Our work with HCPs, and academic and scientific leaders enables us to discover, investigate, and bring therapies to patients—achieving the unthinkable—changing lives.

As we navigate this journey, we have a responsibility to educate HCPs about our therapeutic developments and the use, safety, and efficacy of our medicines.

We are committed to improving the lives of people suffering from rare diseases and recognize the unmet needs in communities. We provide financial support to POs to carry forward their missions, raising awareness and increasing treatment options and access to those in need.

We conduct all interactions with the Healthcare Community with the utmost integrity, scrupulously adhering to government and industry body regulations and enforcing our own strict internal guidelines.

We transparently disclose payments and other transfers of value in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and industry guidelines.

Click below to visit our Transparency & Disclosure page to learn more about these disclosures.


Transparency & Disclosure