From James Glanz and Riyadh Mohammed of the New York Times: Premier of Iraq Is Quietly Firing Fraud Monitors. The dismissals, which were confirmed by senior Iraqi and American government officials on Sunday and Monday, have come as estimates of official Iraqi corruption have soared. One Iraqi former chief investigator recently testified before Congress that […]
ARMA International maintains a collection of best practice procedures: Establishing Alphabetic Numeric and Subject Filing Systems Glossary of Records and Information Management Terms Guideline for Evaluating Offsite Records Storage Facilities ISO 15489 Information Documentation – Records Management – Part 1: General ISO 15489 Information Documentation – Records Management – Part 2 ISO/S 23081-1 – Information […]
This post originally appeared in my old blog, KM Space. I was one of the founding contributors to JD Supra. I was intrigued by the idea of a collective repository of legal documents. Intrigued enough that I was also a top ten contributor for a while. One of criticisms was that a mere online repository […]
Ed Petry of the Ethical Leadership Group put together a two part paper on Assessing Corporate Culture: Assessing Corporate Culture – Part I and Assessing Corporate Culture – Part II. [There are] specific steps that compliance and ethics officers can take to begin the process of identifying their organizations’ culture including: • Conduct surveys, focus […]
On November 17, 2008, the U.S. Department of Labor published final regulations under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA). Morgan Lewis put together this great summary of the regulatory changes: Department of Labor Enacts Comprehensive Changes to Family and Medical Leave Act Regulations (.pdf)
The Anti-Corruption Committee of the American Bar Association consisting of Leslie Benton, Michael Kieval, Caroline Lindsey, Kerry Mandernach, Philip Urofsky, and Alexandra Wrage prepared an Anti-Corruption update for the Summer 2008 edition of The International Lawyer.
FinCEN updated the SDN list with companies and individuals associated with the Mugabe regime in Zimbabwe: Treasury Designates Mugabe Regime Cronies. The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today designated four Mugabe regime cronies and a number of entities owned or controlled by two of them. The financial and logistical […]
Alexandra Wrage of TRACE international wrote Bribery’s Broken Windows (.pdf) for the Q1 edition of Ethisphere. She tackles the credibility issue with allowing facilitating payments to low level officials, but saying “no” to senior ranking official. She advocates that the companies should prohibit payments at all levels. She looks to the New York subway system’s […]
The Massachusetts State Ethics Commission has published an Online Training Program for Chapter 268A. The interactive questions and answers are directed at state employees.
Michele Morgan Bolton of the Boston Globe reports that Jack Scott, president of Pine Creek Development Corp., was accused last week of violating state law by allegedly offering a free week at his Pennsylvania cabin to the chairman of the town’s Conservation Commission while he had an application before the board: Developer Accused of Ethics […]
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