December 2010




Sexual Harassment Case Settles for US$195,000
Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Company Ordered to Pay Minimum Wages and Overtime
Employment and Workplace Issues,Other, Americas

Age Discrimination Case Resolved
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Airline Company Settles Disability Discrimination Case
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

HIV Discrimination Case Settled
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Data Deletion Delayed, Claims that Watchdog Neutered
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Official Summary Regarding Street View
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Govt Mulls Data Protection Regulation
Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

Commerce Dept Releases its Framework
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Director Banned For Three Years
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Asia Pacific

Company Fined in Defence Contract Case
Other,Records Management, Europe, Middle East and Africa

OFT Warns Payday Lenders
Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Corporate Governance Consultation Open
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Asia Pacific

The Co-op and M&S Rated “Greenest”
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Gas Company Forced to Pay Substantial Costs for Water Contamination
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

FSA Probe in “Boiler Room” Scam Results in Bans and Fines
Anti-Money Laundering,Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Former Director to Pay £750,000
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Europe, Middle East and Africa

€22 Million Seized in Derivative Dealings
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Freight Forwarding Cartel Uncovered
Competition, Asia Pacific

Major Accounting Firm Charged With Fraud
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Insider Trading Investigation Widens
Insider Trading, Americas

False Claims Case Settles for US$280 Million
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Americas

Big Bank Admits Liability in Tax Shelter Case
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Americas

India PM Urges Corporate Ethics Improvements
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

Prison for Founder Who Milked Fraud
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Plea Bargain Settles Corruption Case
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Government Contracting, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Firm Pays Millions for Breaching Sanctions
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Europe, Middle East and Africa

One Nation’s Epidemic, One Firm’s Opportunity
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Top Retailers Sullied by Sweatshop Claims
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Employment and Workplace Issues, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Electronics Firm Seeks Green Suppliers
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

Companies Failing to Reduce Energy Use
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Applied Ethics
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

A Fortunate Promise
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Other, Americas

Bank Decides Against Bonuses
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

LCD Firms Fined for Fix
Competition, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Internet Co Deemed “Dominant”
Competition, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Ex-coder Convicted for Con
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Americas

Two Sentenced for Stealing Trade Secrets
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property,Information Security, Americas

Former Stockbrokers Fined
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Europe, Middle East and Africa

User Database Breached
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Hackers are Lovin’ it
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Information Security, Americas

Google Issues Apology for Privacy Breach
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

Boards Fail to Provide Leadership Opportunities
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Group Takes Initiative Towards Gender Equality
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Penalty Paid for FCPA Violations
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Little Progress Seen in Corruption Index
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Settled for US$1.6 Million
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Authority Warns Internet Companies
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Privacy Case Settles for US$1
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Company Settles Claims of Unlawful Disclosure of Children’s Data
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

FTC Proposes “Do Not Track” Feature
Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Drugmakers Under EU Radar
Competition,Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Google To Face Antitrust Probe
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Global

Pram Distributor Caught for Resale Price Maintenance
Competition, Asia Pacific

Air Cargo Companies Guilty of Price Fixing
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Americas

Guidance to Help Creditors Assess Mental Capacity
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Businesses Should Review Pricing Practices or Face Action
Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Debt Management Companies Not To Mislead Consumers
Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

BofA to pay Lehman US$592 million
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Resources Companies Commit to Carbon Disclosure
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

Major Pipe Line Co Penalised for Environmental Damage
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

SFO Uncovers Healthcare Fraud
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Former Director Admits to Fraud Involving EC Funds
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Conflicts of Interest, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Former Employer Jailed For 25 Insider Trading Charges
Insider Trading, Asia Pacific

FTC Shuts Down Robocallers Making False Claims
Consumer Protection, Americas

Grand Jury Returns 68-Count Indictment for Kickback Scheme
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Former CFO Jailed for 16 Years for Wire Fraud
Conflicts of Interest, Americas

Madoff Trustee Settles with UBP
Consumer Protection,Other, Americas

Fraud Involving Housing Repair Contracts Uncovered
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Americas

Former Employee Admits to Fraud and Bid-Rigging
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Americas