Business Rule(s) are triggered during data load process.
SuccessFactors Cloud HCM: MDF
SuccessFactors Cloud HCM: Business rules
This is an expected behavior.
The rules attached to the object definition are at the framework level and thus they need to be executed for all input requests (namely UI, imports, O-Data, API etc).
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