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FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO | FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO, 600 California Street, San Francisco, California | Independent Contractor Consulting

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Title: Independent Contractor Consulting Agreement
Date: 8/5/2016
Industry: Consumer Financial Services     Sector: Financial

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Exhibit 10.2

 

Independent Contractor Consulting Agreement

FEDERAL HOME LOAN BANK OF SAN FRANCISCO, 600 California Street, San Francisco, California ("the Bank"), hereby retains Dean Schultz, ################## ("Mr. Schultz") to furnish the services hereinafter described upon the following terms and conditions:

1.    Term

This Independent Contractor Consulting Agreement (“Agreement”) shall be effective as of June 1, 2016 (“Effective Date”) and shall continue in effect until December 31, 2016, unless extended by mutual written agreement of the parties or terminated before December 31, 2016, in accordance with Section 10 of this Agreement.

2.      Services Provided by Mr. Schultz

2.1

Mr. Schultz shall perform the services described in each Statement of Work attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference. Each Statement of Work which comprises Exhibit A and is included herein shall be identified by reference to this Agreement and shall be sequentially numbered beginning with Schedule 1. Each and every Statement of Work included in Exhibit A shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and shall hereafter be referred to, collectively and individually, as the “Statement of Work” or “Exhibit A”. Any changes or additions to the scope of services as described in the Statement of Work shall be in writing and subject to the prior written consent of the Bank.

 

2.2

Mr. Schultz agrees to perform all services hereunder on a best efforts basis, in a workmanlike manner in accordance with the highest industry standards and otherwise to the Bank's reasonable satisfaction.

3.      Fees and Expenses

3.1

In consideration for the above-described services, the Bank shall pay Mr. Schultz fees for his services as set forth in each Statement of Work attached hereto as Exhibit A and incorporated herein by reference, unless changed by mutual written agreement.

 

3.2

In addition, Mr. Schultz will be reimbursed on a monthly basis for all reimbursable expenses incurred and paid by him during the preceding month. Mr. Schultz shall provide the Bank with all receipts for such expenses. Travel expenses will be paid or reimbursed within thirty (30) days after Bank receipt of the travel receipts for expenses and only to the extent provided in the travel and reimbursement policy for contractors attached hereto as Exhibit B and incorporated herein by reference, unless changed by mutual agreement.

 

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3.3

A separate itemized invoice for each Statement of Work shall be submitted to the Bank by Mr. Schultz on the last day of each month for the work performed during that month. The invoice shall reflect this Agreement and applicable Statement of Work, and provide a brief description of the services rendered by Mr. Schultz during the preceding payment period.

 

3.4

The Bank claims exemption from payment of any taxes which might arise under this Agreement, pursuant to 12 U.S.C. § 1433 or any other applicable statute or regulation. Mr. Schultz's invoices shall reflect such claimed exemption, and Mr. Schultz shall not charge the Bank for any sales taxes with respect to which the Bank is exempt.

4.      Ownership

All Work Product (as defined below) shall become and remain the sole and exclusive property of the Bank and shall be considered “works made for hire.” As used in this Agreement, “Work Product” means all materials and information (whether written, recorded, or otherwise stored), prepared for the Bank pursuant to this Agreement by Mr. Schultz. Mr. Schultz warrants that he has the right to use and to incorporate in the Work Product any materials, concepts, processes or information so used or incorporated without violation of any right of any third party and without creating any obligation on the part of the Bank to pay any fee, license, penalty or other expense, other than the payment to Mr. Schultz set forth above. Mr. Schultz covenants that the Work Product shall be delivered to the Bank free and clear of all liens, encumbrances or claims of any third party.

5.      Confidentiality

Mr. Schultz acknowledges and agrees that the Bank’s engagement of Mr. Schultz to furnish the services described herein creates a relationship of confidence and trust between the Bank and Mr. Schultz with respect to all Confidential Information (as defined below) which Mr. Schultz gains access to or knowledge of in the performance of this Agreement.

As used herein, Confidential Information is broadly defined to include all information (whether or not marked or identified orally or in writing as trade secrets, sensitive confidential or proprietary) of the Bank which either: (i) is not generally known or is useful in the conduct of the business of the Bank; (ii) confers or tends to confer on the Bank a competitive advantage over one who does not possess such information; or (iii) derives independent economic value, actual or potential, from not being generally known to, and not being readily ascertainable by proper means by, competitors, customers, vendors and/or other persons who can obtain economic value from its disclosure or use. As used herein, Confidential Information also includes all Work Product. Without limitation to the foregoing, Confidential Information includes, but is not limited to, the Bank’s information systems, software programs and licenses, trading platforms, technology, vendor names and relationships and the extent and adequacy of the Bank’s systems security, customer and vendor lists, vendor intellectual property, marketing information, strategies, forecasts and methodology, business plans, financial information, budgets and projections, technical information and know-how, computer and security systems, forms, transaction documents and personnel data about the Bank’s employees or vendors, including nonpublic personal information, hourly rates or fees paid under this Agreement, and all materials and

 

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information of the Bank’s shareholders and customers, the Federal Housing Finance Agency or any other applicable regulatory agency. Mr. Schultz agrees to keep all Confidential Information confidential and to use it solely for the performance of services under this Agreement. Mr. Schultz further agrees not to disclose the Confidential Information to any third party without the prior written consent of the Bank.

Mr. Schultz further agrees to take all reasonable precautions to guard the confidentiality of the Confidential Information and to limit access to same to those of his authorized agents as are necessary to perform the services under this Agreement and to report to the Bank and take appropriate remediation actions if security or confidentiality is breached. Mr. Schultz agrees that he will sign a Trade Secrets and Confidentiality Agreement and comply with the Information Security Policy and Enterprise Information Security and Technical Standards (“Information Security Policy and Standards”), incorporated herein by reference. To the extent that Mr. Schultz is given, or has access to, nonpublic personal information (referenced above) during the course of this agreement, Mr. Schultz agrees to comply with all applicable local, state and federal laws, including, without limitation, all applicable privacy and data protection laws, and to maintain such nonpublic personal information that he receives or accesses in accordance with applicable federal and state privacy laws. Mr. Schultz shall notify the Bank promptly following discovery of any breach or compromise of the security, confidentiality, or integrity of any such nonpublic personal information. Mr. Schultz's obligations under this Section 4 shall survive the termination or expiration of this Agreement and, to the extent stricter standards and/or any additional confidentiality obligations are set forth in any Trade Secrets and Confidentiality Agreement or any other non-disclosure agreement executed by Mr. Schultz and the Bank, such stricter standards and/or such additional obligations shall govern.

6.      Warranties of Mr. Schultz

Mr. Schultz warrants that he will not directly or indirectly, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source or underlying ideas or algorithms of any information systems or software used by the Bank or any information systems or software provided by a third party (“Information Systems”); modify, translate, or create derivate works based on any Information Systems used by the Bank; use any Information Systems for timesharing or service bureau purposes or otherwise for the benefit of a third party, obfuscate, remove or alter any of the logos, trademarks, internet links, patent or copyright notices, confidentiality or proprietary legends or other notices or markings that are on or in any Information Systems or the related documentation; or send or store material containing software viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful computer code, files, scripts, agents or programs.

7.      Contractor Status

It is expressly agreed and understood that Mr. Schultz is performing services under this Agreement as a contractor for the Bank and that Mr. Schultz is not an employee or agent of the Bank. Accordingly, Mr. Schultz has no authority to make any contract or representation or to create any obligation or liability whatsoever on behalf of the Bank. Nothing herein contained shall be construed as reserving to the Bank any right to control Mr. Schultz with respect to Mr. Schultz's conduct in the performance

 

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of this Agreement or the manner in which the services provided for herein are performed. All materials and equipment required by Mr. Schultz to perform the services under this Agreement shall be furnished by Mr. Schultz at his expense, unless otherwise provided by the Bank. Mr. Schultz shall make no representations to any persons contrary to the foregoing limitations on the scope of his relationship with the Bank, and will indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Bank from and against all loss, damage, or liability resulting from any claims made by any person that Mr. Schultz is an employee or agent of the Bank, as well as any costs or expenses arising therefrom (including, but not limited to, attorneys' fees and expenses). All liability to persons actually providing services under this Agreement or related to the provision of such services, including, but not limited to, payment of wages or other compensation, including overtime, withholding of federal, state, and social security taxes, insurance, unemployment benefit assessments, workers' compensation, and similar charges related to wages or other compensation, shall be the sole responsibility of Mr. Schultz. The Bank shall not provide benefits of any kind, including, but not limited to, health insurance, life insurance, educational reimbursements, credit, savings plans, sick pay benefits pursuant to the San Francisco sick leave ordinance or vacation to Mr. Schultz.

8.      Indemnification

Mr. Schultz agrees to indemnify and hold the Bank harmless from and against all loss, liability, damage, cost, or expense (including reasonable attorney fees and costs) (“Losses”) to the extent those Losses are determined by a final, non-appealable order or arbitral award to have resulted from Mr. Schultz’s gross negligence or willful misconduct in the performance of the services by Mr. Schultz under this Agreement. The Bank agrees to indemnify and hold Mr. Schultz harmless from any Losses relating to the services performed by Mr. Schultz under this Agreement (including any Losses asserted by the Bank, its agents or representatives, or third parties and any Losses sustained by Mr. Schultz when participating in any legal, regulatory, or administrative proceeding relating to the services), except to the extent those Losses are determined by a final, non-appealable order or arbitral award to have resulted from Mr. Schultz’s gross negligence or willful misconduct in the performance of the services. Neither party will be liable for any lost profits or other indirect, consequential, incidental, punitive or special damages. In no event shall either party’s liability to the other party for Losses incurred in connection with the services under this Agreement exceed the fees received by Mr. Schultz from the Bank.

9.      Taxes

Mr. Schultz agrees to pay all applicable taxes which may arise as a result of this Agreement, including, but not limited to, federal, state, and local personal income and other payroll taxes payable with respect to his compensation.. Mr. Schultz shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Bank, its agents, directors, officers and employees from and against any and all loss, damage, or liability resulting fro


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