18 THE STANDARD | June 2019, Revision 5 ELEMENT 9 LEGAL AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS INTENT: Applicable regulatory, industry, and stakeholder requirements and guidelines are identified, and performance periodically measured and verified. EXPECTATIONS PERFORMANCE MEASURES 9.1 Changes in legislation, regulations, and emerging policy issues are identified for compliance with government and stakeholder requirements.  The regulatory environment is assessed and understood as part of the new country entry process, and tracked on an ongoing basis  Critical legal, government and financier stakeholders and requirements specific to permitting and HSE related legislation are identified and incorporated into applicable plans  Contracts include responsibilities for ensuring compliance with government regulations 9.2 Systems are in place to monitor and communicate emerging HSES issues and legal requirements and communicate their impact on Kosmos business.  The Corporate and BU HSES functional representatives and/or the country External Affairs representatives monitor and communicate regulatory changes  Sources are established to provide and maintain up-to-date electronic versions of applicable laws, regulations, and industry standards 9.3 A system is in place to participate, as appropriate, in the formulation of HSES laws, regulations, and standards.  Company representatives participate in relevant industry groups and meetings which have the potential to influence applicable laws, regulations, or standards  Corporate and/or BU HSE and External Affairs representatives review and provide comments on proposed laws and regulations that have the potential to impact Kosmos business activities Recognizing key requirements and guidelines...