September 2011




Motorola Investigated Over Potential FCPA Violating Bribes
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

U.S. Govt Insider Trading Investigation Results in Significant Sentances
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Insider Trading, Americas

Social Media Handbook Distributed to U.S. Marines
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Other, Americas

Japan’s Supreme Court to Hear First Whistleblower Case
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

EU Data Breach Notification to Come
Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Facebook Continues Tracking After Log Out
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Consumer Protection,Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Employment Discrimination Proceedings
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Australian Company Accused of Fraud
Health, Safety and Environment,Other, Asia Pacific

95% of Chinese Gold Mines Dangerous to Workers Health, Watchdog Says
Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Engineer Guilty of Trading Superconductor Secret to China
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Global

FinCEN Analysis: 2Q 2011 Mortgage Loan Fraud
Financial Integrity,Other, Americas

New Whistleblower Manual Released
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Rainforest Wood Found in Kmart Envelopes
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance, Asia Pacific

Superannuation Industry to be Supervised
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity,Other, Global

Reebok Agrees to Pay $25 million For False Advertising
Consumer Protection, Global

UBS CEO Resigns Over Trading Scandal
Conflicts of Interest,Financial Integrity,Other, Global

Second Business Ethics Conference
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

Fraud Case Costs Job of Iran Bank Chief
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Conflicts of Interest, Americas

World Bank Debars Two Companies for Collusion, Fraud
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

Quebec Anti-Corruption Report Released
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Law Firm Joins UN Gender Diversity Initiative
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

Employment Discrimination Proceedings
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

$2.2 Million Sex Discrimination Case Settles
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Gender Equality in Employment Necessary for Development
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Respect in the Workplace, Global

Gold Miners Sue Mining Company For Causing Illness
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Fraud Whistleblower Reinstated
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Major Banks’ Debt Ratings Lowered
Financial Integrity, Americas

Greater Transparency for US Extractive Industries
Records Management, Global

Recommendation Against Palm Oil Labelling
Consumer Protection,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance, Asia Pacific

Businesses Should Drive Change to Sustainable Consumption
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Product and Service at the Centre of Sustainable Business
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Smart Technology to Improve Transparency and Increase Sustainability
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Business Involvement Key to Improving Women and Children’s Health
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Bad Investment Advice Leads to Fine
Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Unlicensed Mutual Fund Investments Seized by Watchdog
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Fact Sheet: Responsible Lending Disclosure Obligations
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Mixing Advertising With Search Results Not Misleading: Federal Court
Competition, Asia Pacific

Guilty Pleas over Misleading Prospectus
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

Market Manipulation Orders Made
Financial Integrity,Insider Trading, Asia Pacific

No Risk of Anti-competitive Behaviour Ahead of Merger Hearing
Competition, Asia Pacific

Web Co Warned to Heed Warning: Arrogance Leads to Antitrust Defeat
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Global

Software Co May Have Offered Spy Software to Dictatorship
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance, Global

Sports Organisations Allege Copyright Breach
Competition,Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Asia Pacific

Airline Found in Breach
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Father Sues Coffee Chain Over Hidden Camera
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Soybean Farmer Sued for Patent Infringement
Competition,Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Americas

Name Change Attempt to Improve Reputation
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers, Asia Pacific

Financial Services Co Licence Revoked for Involvement with Fraudster
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Consumer Protection, Americas

Senator Calls for White-collar Crime Inquiry
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Fact Sheet: Information Collection for Large Transactions
Anti-Money Laundering, Asia Pacific

Offshore Banks Under Investigation
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Insider Trading Proceedings Commenced
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Insider Trading, Americas

Slow Justice for GFC Corporate Criminals
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Americas

Media Empire Investigated for Bribery
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers, Americas

Hospital Commits Major Privacy Breach
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Head of Medical Care Co. Convicted of Bribery, Faces 70 Years
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Board Aversion to Whistleblower Program Threatens Compliance
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

British PM Calls for More Women in Company Boardrooms
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Glass Ceiling Continues to Keep Women From the Top
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

The Impact of Model WHS Laws on Businesses
Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Mining Company Punished for Environmental Harm
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Toxic Plume at Chemical Plant Triggers State-wide Audits
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Misrepresentations of Mortgage-backed Securities Land Banks in Court
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Global

Contempt of Court Proceedings over Failure to Post Notice
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

SEC Speech on Derivative Risk Management
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Americas

Sacking of Aggressive Employee was “Harsh, Unjust and Unreasonable”
Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

Airline Refuse Staff Pay Increase, Award CEO $5 Million Bonus
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

Carbon Disclosure Project: Sustainable Business Leadership
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Deepwater Horizon Report Criticises Company, Contractors
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Fast Food Ad Masquerading as Network Promotion Slammed by Regulator
Consumer Protection,Other, Asia Pacific

“Free Range” Claims Lead to Legal Challenge
Consumer Protection,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance, Asia Pacific

Regulatory Spotlight on Door-to-Door Sales
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Report: Review of Financial Advice Industry
Competition,Conflicts of Interest,Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

Take-over Bid on Hold Over Insider Trading Investigation
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Insider Trading, Global

NBN Deal Claimed to be Anti-competitive
Competition,Government Contracting, Asia Pacific

ACCC to Appeal Metcash Ruling
Competition,Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Anti-trust Regulators Swoop on Google
Competition, Global

Complaint About Online Game
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Decision on Insurance Info Disclosure
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Decision on Credit Card Marketing
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Site Blocking: Piracy Prevention or Unfair Censorship?
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition,Confidentiality and Intellectual Property,Other, Global

Parking App in Privacy Gaffe
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

Trade Secrets Spill Gets $919 Million Payout
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Global

Google Improves Location Privacy
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Search Engines Sued for Infringing Auto-complete Patent
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Global

Racist App Removed in France
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

APRA Accepts Undertakings from Former Trio Directors
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

Bank Sued for Unconscionable Conduct
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

RBI Fines Bank for AML Violations
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering, Asia Pacific

AUSTRAC Releases Typologies Report
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering, Asia Pacific

AUSTRAC Reminder: Threshold Transaction Reports
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering, Asia Pacific

Fraud Whistleblower Wins Dismissal Lawsuit
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

First UK Bribery Act Charges Filed in UK
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

Corruption Probe Leads to Mountie Raid of Engineering Firm
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Government Contracting, Global

Lawsuit Claims Microsoft Ignores Privacy Requests by Users
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

DOJ Seeks to Prevent H&R Block Acquisition for Antitrust Concerns
Competition,Consumer Protection, Americas

Blogger Allows Conflict of Interest Speculation with Investments
Conflicts of Interest, Americas

Asset Management Co Fined for Operating Without a Licence
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity,Other, Asia Pacific

ASIC Wins Appeal on AFS Licence Cancellation
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

Poisoned Workers Call on New Apple CEO for CSR
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

CEO Wage Growth Outstrips Average Wages, Inflation and Share Values
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Other, Asia Pacific

Company Report Reveals “One of the Most Dangerous Companies”
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

IKEA Used Enslaved East German Political Prisoners for Labor in ’70s
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

Nike and Greenpeace Work Together on Chemical Hazard
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Investment Co’s Halted Over Market Manipulation
Financial Integrity,Insider Trading, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Brokerage Co Notified over Violations
Anti-Money Laundering,Financial Integrity,Insider Trading, Americas

ACCC Fines Solar Retailer
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Dialysis Co Must Sell Services to Acquire Rival: FTC
Competition,Consumer Protection, Americas

Call Centre Recording Must be Limited
Consumer Protection,Other,Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Spam Canned
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

New Evidence that Tech Co Assisted Torture of Chinese Citizens
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Online Anonymity Eroded
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Security Breach Effects Felt Far and Wide
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

State-Owned Bank Invest in Middle East Arms Trade
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Government Contracting, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Apple and Steve Jobs Criticised Over Lack of Philanthropy
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

RBI Fines Bank
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

AUSTRAC Accepts Enforceable Undertaking from Remittance Service Provider
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering, Asia Pacific

Treasury Fact Sheet on Combating Financing of Terrorism
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Other, Global

FinCEN Fines Money Transmitter for BSA Violations
Anti-Money Laundering, Americas

Investment Co Halted Over Fraud Allegations
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Financial Integrity, Americas

Prosecutors Broaden Investigation of Mortgage-Backed Security Fund Co
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Conflicts of Interest,Financial Integrity,Insider Trading, Americas

Canadian Mining Co Raided in Mexican Fraud Investigation
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Bank’s Settlement Offer to Ponzi Scheme Victims Rejected
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Global

U.S. Agencies Investigate Oracle for Anti-Bribery Violations
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Government Contracting, Global

Insider Trading Case Begins Spotlighting Expert Networks
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Insider Trading, Americas

Google Settles for US$500 Million Over Pharma Ads
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance, Global

News Corp. Subsidiary Contract Rejected by NY State
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Government Contracting, Global

Justice Department Opposes Proposed AT&T and T-Mobile Merger
Competition, Global

Prepaid Phone Card Company Fined
Consumer Protection,Other, Asia Pacific

Cheese-Maker Investigated for Discrimination
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Unions and Manufacturer Co-Operate to Improve Safety
Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Company Directors Penalised for Multi-Billion Dollar Breach
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

Calls for Tougher Regulation of Explosive Fertiliser
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance, Global

Women’s Salaries 100 Years Behind Men’s
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Backpay Recovered for Rottnest Tourism Workers
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

Senior Staff Seconded to Riot Regions
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Apple Attacked Over Claims of Supplier Pollution in China
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Logistics Companies Profit From e-Waste
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Misleading Formaldehyde Claims Straightened Out
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Payday Loan Scam Victims Compensated
Consumer Protection, Americas

FTC Refunds Warranties Sold by Robocall
Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Manipulative Trading Charges Pressed
Conflicts of Interest,Financial Integrity,Insider Trading, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Treasury Management Merger Clears Final Hurdle
Competition, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Competition Watchdog Overruled on Takeover
Competition, Asia Pacific

Bloomberg LP Accused of Tapping Watchmaker’s Teleconference
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property,Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Culture of Outrageous Misbehaviour Alleged at Microsoft
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

Lawsuits Stemming from Gulf of Mexico Spill to Proceed
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Draft Children’s Rights and Business Principles Released
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Businesses Should Meet Challenges by Mimicking Nature
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global