October 2010




RoLIA Concerns Over Proposed ASIC Powers
Other, Asia Pacific

Nupak Charged with Misleading Conduct in Relation to “Goody” Plastic Bags
Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Survey Finds Increasing Engagement of Business to “Close the Gap”
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

GlaxoSmithKline Fined US$750 Million for Defective Drugs
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Fomer Hantec Employee Fined for Unlawfully Leveraged Foreign Exchange Activities
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Asia Pacific

BIS Reviews Corporate Governance and Economic Short-Termism
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Britain’s Top Directors Earn Home Telephone Number Salaries
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Former Airline Executives Charged for Price Fixing
Competition, Americas

SEC Asks Apollo for Insider Trading Policies
Insider Trading, Americas

Street View Cars Marked
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

“Major” Health Data Breach
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Funeral Business Accused of Racial Discrimination
Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

UN World’s Women Report
Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

Google Admits Emails, Passwords Taken
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Transparency International Releases Corruption Perceptions Index 2010
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering, Global

Grants Awarded to Fight Immigration-Related Employment Discrimination
Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Bank to Increase Females in Boardroom
Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

Privacy Law Review – Big Fines, Jail Proposed
Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

Google Breaches Privacy Laws
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Construction Businesses Not Aware of Competition Law
Competition, Asia Pacific

ACCC Cautions Banks About Signalling Rate Strategies
Conflicts of Interest, Asia Pacific

OFT Compliance Review
Other, Europe, Middle East and Africa

FSA Penalties and Enforcement Review
Other, Europe, Middle East and Africa

ASIC Review on Related Party Transactions and Independent Experts’ Reports
Other, Asia Pacific

Big Business Behind 30% Target
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Lawsuit Against Polluters of Wisconsin’s Fox River
Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Former Nigerian President’s Aide Indicted
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Shinhan Scandal Continues
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Asia Pacific

Massive Medicare Fraud Scheme Uncovered
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas

Settlement in SEC Corruption Probe
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas

BP Plans to Close its Ombudsman
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Bribery Whistleblower Escapes Jail Sentence for Corruption
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Asia Pacific

Lead Producer to Spend US$65 Million to Correct Environmental Violations
Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Former Bank Chief Executive Admits to TARP Fraud
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas

Transparency International Public Consultation on Anti-Bribery Framework
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

Major Bank Executives Accused of Taking Bribes
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Asia Pacific

Report Claims UK Banks “Accepted Millions From Corrupt Politicians”
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Honda Earns “Greenest Automaker” Title
Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Company Expands its Green Energy Investments
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Guide on Adequate Procedures in Anti-Bribery Compliance
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Europe, Middle East and Africa

SEC to Conduct Inquiry into Insider Trading
Insider Trading, Americas

Former EU Commissioner Forced to Quit Over Conflict of Interest
Conflicts of Interest, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Smaller Gender Gap
Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

Brokers Allege “Unbearable” Culture in Restraint of Trade Proceedings
Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

Guru Criticises Exploitative Firms
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

DoJ Sues Credit Card Companies for Restricting Price Competition Rules
Competition, Americas

Companies Plea Guilty to Price Fixing
Competition, Americas

Changes Released to Appease Critics
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Retail Giant Sued For Discrimination Against Religion
Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Billionaire Promises to Help Poor
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

Bank Donates US$1 Million to Global Fund
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

FSA Chief Talks About Regulation of Culture
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Consumer Group Warns of Cost of Pineapple Price Wars
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

National Trust Releases Semi-Recycled Hiking Boots
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Major Retailers May Join British Government’s Green Program
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Ex-SocGen Trader Receives Three Year Sentence
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Companies Guilty of Fraud in Charging Undisclosed Commissions
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas

Comment Sought on Disclosure Rules for Asset-Backed Securities
Other, Americas

Octopus Investigation Complete
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Ex-Hedge Fund Manager Convicted of Securities Fraud
Insider Trading, Americas

Consultation on Changes to FTC’s “Green Guides”
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Madoff Clan Seeks Dismissal of Fraud Claim
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas

Judge Temporarily Halts Tax Relief Operation
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas