June 2011




Regulatory Uncertainty and Federal Scrutiny Affecting For-Profit Colleges
Other, Americas

Settlement Imminent in Diageo Bribery Case
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

‘Expert-Network’ Inside Trader Faces 25 Year Sentance
Insider Trading, Americas

Sexual Harassment Case Settles for US$192,500
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Company Settles EEOC Suit for US$77,000
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Electronics Retailer Settles Job Discrimination Suit
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Global

Wal-Mart Successful in Class-action Case
Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

Info Security Lacking Focus
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Reding Reiterates Tough Reform Agenda
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Speech: Giving Customer Better Access to Information
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Reports Criticise Banks
Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

BNM Internet Scam Warning
Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

Australia’s New Cybercrime Legislation
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Desperately Seeking Better Data Protection
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

FTC Settles Charges Against Online Company for Deceiving Consumers
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Breach Revelations the New Trend
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Energy and Resources Security Survey
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

User Accounts Left Open
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

More Gamers’ Data at Risk
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

CSRC Announces Draft Insider Trading Regulations
Insider Trading, Asia Pacific

Telecoms Operator Fined for Anticompetitive Conduct
Competition, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Potential Public Anger Over Executive Payout
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Code of Corporate Governance Consultation
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Asia Pacific

Authority Warns KiwiSaver Provider and Others
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Mobile Service Providers Fined for Misleading Advertisements
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Financial Services Firm Pays US$153 Million to Settle Allegations
Consumer Protection, Global

Morgan Keegan & Co to Pay Restitution to Investors for Loss
Consumer Protection, Americas

Industrial Waste Dumping Attracts Hefty Fines
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

GE, Partners Commit US$63 Million to Home Energy Tech Companies
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Google and Citigroup Invest in “Largest” Wind Project
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Illegal Drug Trials Uncovered
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Consultation Paper on Financial Crime, Money Laundering Report Released
Anti-Money Laundering,Financial Integrity, Europe, Middle East and Africa

RBI Fines Bank for Anti-money Laundering Violations
Anti-Money Laundering, Asia Pacific

Company Settles False Claims, Bribery Charges for US$4 Million
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas

Siemens’ Compliance Program Uncovers Possible Bribery Scheme
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Power Plant Settles for US$5 Million in Toxic Dumping Case
Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Wells Fargo Agrees to US$16 Million Settlement in Disability Case
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Americas

Conflict of Interest Ruling Upheld in First Amendment Debate
Conflicts of Interest, Americas

Pharma Company Agrees to Settlement for Illegal Drug Promotion
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Americas

Company Settles Sex Discrimination Case With 248 Job Applicants
Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Bank Agrees to Investments and Changes to Rectify Discrimination Practices
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Retailer Settle Disability Discrimination Charge
Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Sex Discrimination and Retaliation Suit Settles for US$2 Million
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Company Settles EEOC Suit
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Geolocation Data – Consent Should be Sought
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Reports Confirm Google’s Deletion of Unauthorised Data
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Commissioner Comments on Sony Network Resumption
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Companies Settle Privacy Breach Claims
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Citibank Data Stolen
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Nissan Eco-friendly Car Might Not be Privacy-friendly
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Does Google Care Where Your Data Is?
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Court Orders NZ$5.2 Million in Price Collusion Case
Competition, Global

Outgoing ACCC Head Asks for Tougher Laws
Competition, Asia Pacific

Regulator to Crack Down on Mobile Providers
Competition,Consumer Protection, Americas

Energy Supplier to Refund Wrongly Charged Customers
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Apple to Pay Royalties, Says Nokia
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property,Other, Global

OFT Released Guidance on Debt Management Practices
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Investors Warned Off Chinese Stocks
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Goldman Sachs Settles FINRA Probe
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Global

Bank Settles Allegations of Unfair Sales Practices, to Pay US$27 Million
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Americas

Drug Company to Pay US$25 Million for Illegal Drug Promotion
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Americas

Research Shows Companies Not Serious About Carbon Reductions but Consumers Are
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Company Wins Carbon Trust Standard, First in Britain and Ireland
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

72 Companies Urge EU to Extend Emissions Cuts
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Greenpeace Accuses Mattel of Rainforest Destruction
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

Company Resolves Environmental Violations
Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Mining Company to Pay US$263 Million to Settle Environmental Damage Claims
Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Google to Invest US$280 Million in Residential Solar Projects
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Supporting Responsible Corporate Reporting
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

More Women in Legal Profession but Retention Problems Still Exist
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

Surge in Data Security Breaches Prompts Demand for Improved Legislation
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

RSA to Replace Access Tokens Following Lockheed Martin Breach
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Goldman Sachs Employee Convicted of Theft of Trade Secrets
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Global

Insider Trading Case Seeks Crackdown of Expert Networks
Insider Trading, Global

Insider Trading Case Revelas Triangle of Deception
Insider Trading, Americas

Roofing Company Pays US$71,500 to Settle EEOC Action
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Pharmaceutical Giant AstraZeneca Settles Sex Discrimination Suit
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Company Resolves Class Action for US$246,000
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Bank Transaction Requirements
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Guidance on Workplace Privacy
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Cyber Security Strategy Lauded
Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

APPA Forum News
Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

Senator Aims for Tough Breach Notification Law
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Commissioner Welcomes Remedial Data Security Action from Google
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

New Hack Targets Beleaguered Electronics Giant
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Security Summit Reveals Information Security Regulations Outdated
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Unannounced Inspections at Companies
Competition, Europe, Middle East and Africa

MP Calls for Big Four Levy
Competition, Asia Pacific

British Airways Settles Cargo Freight Action for Almost US$90 Million
Competition, Global

FSA Secures High Court Ruling Against Companies
Financial Integrity,Other, Europe, Middle East and Africa

A$3.6 Million in Consumer Law Penalties
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Banks Beware Increasing Regulation
Financial Integrity, Global

US$34 Million Fine for Misbranding Drug
Consumer Protection, Americas

Company Barred for Pollution Violations
Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Company Fined for False Pricing
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Government Contracting, Americas

Only 28% of New Zealand Businesses Say Saving Planet Important
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Casino Workers to Wear “Green” Clothing
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Companies and Individuals Fined for Allergy Treatment Misrepresentations
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Company Pays US$55,000 to Settle EEOC Case
Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Wells Fargo Bank to Ensure Equal Access for Persons With Disabilities
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Americas

Company Takes Blame for Contractor’s Breach
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Data Protection Instructions Issued to Breach-Affected Sony
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Commissioner Concerned by Breaches
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Federal Agency to Revise Guidance on Online Advertising
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Americas

Company Settles Price Fixing Allegations
Competition, Americas

Judge Finds Gym Memberships Unfair
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Europe, Middle East and Africa

OFT to Address Concerns Over Credit Practices
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Airlines’ Earnings From Fees Double in Four Years
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Executive Salary Slashed at Tesco, But Still High
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Top Salary for 30 Executives
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

Company Fined for Mislabelling Jelly
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Asia Pacific

Access to Securities Market Denied Until Customer Grievances Addressed
Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

ACMA Proposes New Obligations for Telcos
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

SEBI Orders IPO Probe
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

HKMA Conclusions on Investment Products Selling Practices
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

US SEC Opens Probe on Accounting Concerns
Financial Integrity, Americas

Banks to Raise ATM Fees, Enable Offline Payments
Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

New Discussion Paper on Telemarketing Standard
Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

Telemarketing Abuse Actions Settled
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

eBay Sues Google Over PayPal
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Global

Panasonic Announces Environmental Initiatives
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

P&G Signs Deal for Green Packaging
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Gulf Air Announces CSR Launch
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Central Bank Study Finds Operational Risk Weaknesses
Anti-Money Laundering,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

Corporate Regulator to Keep Watch on Lawyers
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

IMF Elite Have Looser Code of Conduct Than Employees
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Russia Accepts OECD Invitation to Join Anti-Bribery Convention
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

Government Agencies Look to Internal Probes to Uncover Corruption
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

Top Executives at Calpers Investigated Over Gift Disclosure
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas

Another Facebook Firing – What Is Protected Under the NLRA?
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers, Americas