Share-Based Payments (SBP) End User Licence Agreement
By accessing or using the Share-Based Payments or SBP solution, and the content and materials contained therein (the Solution), you agree to the following terms of this end user licence agreement (EULA). Please read these terms and conditions carefully before using the Solution.
- The term “we” or “us” refers to Deloitte Solutions Pty Limited (Deloitte). The term “you” refers to the user of the Solution or those users who you authorise to make use of the Solution (Authorised Users). You are responsible for adding or removing Authorised Users to or from your account and for ensuring that you take appropriate security measures to protect access to the Solution, including by protecting and administering access to username and password details.
- Share-Based Payments or SBP is a solution that provides a report on the fair value of an entity’s share based payments having regard to the requirements of the relevant Accounting Standard (Report) and other related information presented in dashboard format (Output) and is provided to you subject to the terms of this EULA. For the purpose of this Solution, fair value is defined as the amount for which an asset could be exchanged, a liability settled, or an equity instrument granted could be exchanged, between knowledgeable, willing parties in an arm’s length transaction (and having regard to the requirements of AASB 2).
- Your use of the Solution is defined under APES 225 Valuation Services (APES 225). It will be conducted in accordance with statements, standards and guidelines issued by the Accounting and Professional Ethics Standards Board including APES 225. A description of the three types of valuation engagements as defined under APES 225 is provided below:
- Calculation Engagement means an Engagement to perform a Valuation and provide a Valuation Report where Deloitte and the Client agree on the Valuation Approaches, Valuation Methods and Valuation Procedures Deloitte will employ. A Calculation Engagement generally does not include all of the Valuation Procedures required for a Valuation Engagement or a Limited Scope Valuation Engagement;
- Limited Scope Valuation Engagement means an Engagement to perform a Valuation and provide a Valuation Report where the scope of work is limited or restricted. The scope of work is limited or restricted where Deloitte is not free, as we would be but for the limitation or restriction, to employ the Valuation Approaches, Valuation Methods and Valuation Procedures that a reasonable and informed third party would perform taking into consideration all the specific facts and circumstances of the Engagement available to Deloitte at that time, and it is reasonable to expect that the effect of the limitation or restriction on the estimate of value is material. A limitation or restriction may be imposed by the Client or it may arise from other sources or circumstances. A limitation or restriction may be present and known at the outset of the Engagement or may arise or become known during the course of a Valuation Engagement. A Limited Scope Valuation Engagement may also be referred to as a “restricted-scope valuation engagement” or an “indicative valuation engagement”;
- Valuation Engagement means an Engagement to perform a Valuation and provide a Valuation Report where Deloitte is free to employ the Valuation Approaches, Valuation Methods, and Valuation Procedures that a reasonable and informed third party would perform taking into consideration all the specific facts and circumstances of the Engagement available to Deloitte at that time. Where Deloitte has entered into a Valuation Engagement but during the course of performing the Valuation Engagement Deloitte becomes aware of a limitation or restriction that, if it had been known at the time the Engagement was entered into, would have made the Engagement or Assignment a Limited Scope Valuation Engagement then the Valuation Engagement will become a Limited Scope Valuation Engagement.
- By making use of the Solution, you will receive information contained in a Report or Output. You acknowledge that the ultimate responsibility for how you make use of the Report or Output with respect to your reporting obligations and that the determination of the appropriate accounting treatment of the Report or Output rests with you. We suggest you discuss any decision concerning the appropriate accounting treatment of the Report or Output with your external auditor. Please also note that the Solution has a number of limitations, including that it is not appropriate for use where the relevant company (or that company’s comparators) has been listed on the ASX for less than one year unless you update the volatility in the solution manually. For further information please refer to the following: https://help.solutionsbydeloitte.com.au/hc/en-us/articles/115005518507-Expected-volatility-for-newly-listed-entities. If you have any questions regarding the Solution or your use of it, please contact the Deloitte Help Centre at https://help.solutionsbydeloitte.com.au.
- The Report or Output will provide results based solely on the facts and other information provided to us by you and the Solution’s interpretation of the relevant Australian accounting pronouncements currently on issue. Please note that if the facts (including provision of a current and accurate ASX code), circumstances, assumptions or other information provided prove to be different or to change between the date of you entering information into the Solution and the date of the Report or Output being received by you, the Report or Output results may vary. We will not audit, test or otherwise verify any of the information you provide to us and you agree that we are entitled to assume that the information you provide to us is accurate, complete and not misleading in any way. We have no responsibility to update the Report or Output for events and circumstances occurring after the date of the Report or Output.
- In the event that new or revised Australian Accounting Standards or Interpretations are issued in the future, the appropriate accounting treatment of the Report or Output should be reconsidered in light of such changes and/or new requirements. We are under no obligation however to update the Report or Output for information provided subsequent to your receipt of the Report or Output.
- The interpretation of Australian accounting pronouncements involves the exercise of professional judgement. In particular, many issues relating to Australian Equivalents to International Financial Reporting Standards presently remain subject to professional interpretation in the absence of relevant authoritative interpretations. Accordingly, the facts, circumstances, assumptions and conclusions used in the Solution may be viewed differently by others including the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC). In addition, due to the evolution of professional interpretation of Australian accounting pronouncements, the facts, circumstances, assumptions and conclusions used in the Solution may subsequently be viewed differently by us and/or others including the ASIC. We are under no obligation to update the Solution for changes in our interpretation of Australian accounting pronouncements.
- In accordance with the requirements of APES 225, we confirm that we have complied with the independence requirements of the standard and confirm we are independent for the purposes of our Work.
- In the delivery of these professional services we may also engage other Member Firms including the Deloitte Extended Delivery Centre (EDC) to assist with certain aspects of this engagement. EDC refers to Member Firms and their affiliates operating in India. We will at all times remain responsible for the work undertaken in the delivery of those services to you.
- You are granted a non-transferable, limited, non-exclusive, revocable, royalty-free licence to access and use the Solution, including any Third Party Material, where applicable, in accordance with these Terms and any information contained on the Solutions Website. Any Report generated by the Solution must only be used for the purpose set out in the Report.
- You may only use the Solution and Output for your internal financial reporting purposes, and for no other purpose, and must not (i) distribute, rebrand, market, relicense, sublicense, rent, lease, assign, re-package, license, sell, adapt, translate, enhance, copy, modify, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer or translate of the whole or any part of the Solution; (ii) merge the Solution into any other platform or Solution or port any content from the Solution to any other platform or Solution; (iii) create derivative works based on the Solution; (iv) duplicate, sell or reproduce any of the content available through the Solution, or any portion thereof, except as permitted in the applicable licence grant set forth herein; and/or (v) use the Solution or any content contained therein to develop, licence, sublicence or otherwise make available any product or service that mimics, duplicates or competes with the features and/or functionality of the Solution. Third Party Material means data, databases, information, computer software and other materials which are owned by Morningstar, Inc or such other third party suppliers as may be specified from time to time (Third Party Supplier) and sublicensed to you pursuant to this EULA, and where the context requires, includes copies of the Third Party Material and any modifications or updates to the Third Party Material.
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- In consideration for the Licence Fee, we shall provide support to you in the operation of the Solution via telephone or email during normal business hours (9am – 5pm in Victoria) excluding weekends and Victorian public holidays, provided that you (or your representative) has undertaken training in the use of the Solution from us or another trainer as agreed between us.
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