November 2011




Women Need Women to Take Risks: Study
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

Company Loses Appeal Against Discrimination Conviction and Fine
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

China Plans to Extend Maternity Leave
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

Fines for Email Errors
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Consultant Faces Court Over Insider Trading, Money Laundering
Anti-Money Laundering,Insider Trading, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Company Cheques Bounce
Financial Integrity, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Cash-strapped Airline Cuts Planes, Faces Probe
Financial Integrity,Other, Asia Pacific

Rise in “Spurious” Complaints Conceals “Genuine” Cases of Workplace Bullying
Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

Declining Sales Hit Chinese Workers
Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

Sexual Harassment Recognised as Workplace Injury
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

CEO Calls for UN Action on Climate Change
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Carbon Trust Welcomes Green Deal, Calls for Business Action
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Nestle to Eliminate Child Labour
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

Crackdown on Cosmetic Contact Lenses
Consumer Protection,Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Royal Bank of Scotland Backs Down Over “Greenwash” Sponsorship
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Oil Company Bribes Delay Ugandan Oil
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance,Government Contracting, Global

Court Rejects Citigroup’s Offer of Settlement For “Toxic Mortgages”
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Global

Whistleblowers Seeking Bounties from SEC
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Merck to Pay US$950 Million for Illegal Marketing of Vioxx
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Global

First UK Bribery Act Sentance Imposed on Former Court Clerk
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

SEBI Announces Responsible Reporting Requirements
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

FSA Bars Hedge Fund Executive
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Investment Co Fined for Misleading Marketing
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Consumer Protection, Americas

US and Canadian Regulators to Collaborate
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Americas

Major Airlines Contest Nigerian Decision
Competition,Consumer Protection, Global

Pfizer Plans to Settle Anti-Bribery Claims
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Telecom Company Fined for Misleading Campaign
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

Report Finds ‘Widespread’ Corruption in Toner Scandal
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Government Contracting, Asia Pacific

Modelling Agencies Slapped with Fines
Competition, Asia Pacific

FWO Enforcement Actions
Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

Bank Securities Fraud Case Settled
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

UK Manufacturer Gets £20 Million Fine for Price Fixing
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition,Consumer Protection, Global

Swiss Subsidiary Fined US$42 Million on Bribery Charges
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Australian Anti-Bribery Enforcement Not Enough, Say Execs
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

ACCC Regulatory Actions
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Competition,Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

ASIC Regulatory Actions
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

FTC Settles Antitrust Charges
Competition, Americas

Banks Under Investigation for Debit Card Fees
Competition,Consumer Protection, Americas

Major Telecom Merger Faces Antitrust Hurdles
Competition, Americas

Call for ‘Responsible Capitalism’ in Exec Pay
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

More Women in Business May Boost CSR, Says Study
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Joint Study Finds ‘Endemic’ CSR Report Failures
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Google Offers Opt-out
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

EU and US Initiate Air Passenger Name Record Protection Agreement
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

New Privacy Rules for Consumer Data Transfer
Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Investment Co Fined Over UITs
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Americas

Sham Contracts Revealed: FWO Audit
Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

Supermarket Sustainability – Converting Waste to Energy
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Sustainable Farming for Climate Change
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Dumping of Hazardous Waste in Developing Countries Banned: Convention
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Global Retailers Boycott Bonded Labour in India
Employment and Workplace Issues,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance, Global

FSA Regulatory Action
Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

ACCC Regulatory Action
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

ASIC Regulatory Action
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity,Records Management, Asia Pacific

Carbon Price Increase Guide
Consumer Protection,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

Legislation Compels Re-Design of Cigarette Packaging
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

FTC Regulatory Action
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Americas

Company Loses US$4 Billion Memory Chip Anti-Trust Suit
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Americas

Companies Shed Jobs, Blame Carbon Tax
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

MF Global’s Bankruptcy Woes Worsen
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Americas

Government-controlled Finance Firms’ Executive Bonus Slammed
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Government Contracting, Global

RBI Fines Banks for AML Violations
Anti-Money Laundering, Asia Pacific

Minister’s Remarks on Olympus
Anti-Money Laundering, Global

Sham Company Directors Receive Fraud Convictions
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Public Consultation on Bribery Law
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

G20 Combatting Corruption
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

Bribery Risks Revealed: Bribe Payers Index 2011
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

US DoJ Expects to Release FCPA Guidance in 2012
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

SEC Enforcements Reach All-time High, FCPA Tracked Seperately
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Financial Integrity, Global

EU Plans Web Privacy Laws Raising Potential Trans-Atlantic Disputes
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

SEC Imposes US$92.8M Penalty On Hedge Fund Crook
Financial Integrity,Insider Trading, Global

Women are the Solution to Japan’s Looming Disaster
Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

Global Carbon Emissions Rankings Report
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Consumers Lose Patience With Companies That Lose Data
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Company Considers Dropping Syrian Surveillance System
Government Contracting,Other,Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Half a Million Toyota Cars Recalled for Steering Concerns
Consumer Protection,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

EU Bans Bets on Sovereign Defaults
Financial Integrity,Other, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Chinese Companies Lack CSR: Report
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

Consumers Want Corporate Social Responsibility
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Americas

Water-Wise Jeans on the Rise
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

Consumer Engagement with Corporate Responsibility on the Rise
Consumer Protection,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Global

ACL to Protect Indigenous Consumers: ACCC
Consumer Protection,Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, Asia Pacific

ACCC Regulatory Action
Consumer Protection,Other, Asia Pacific

ASIC Regulatory Action
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity,Other, Asia Pacific

Airline in Firing Line Over Grounding
Consumer Protection,Employment and Workplace Issues, Asia Pacific

FTC Regulatory Action
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Consumer Protection,Other, Americas

ACCC Concerned About Lack of Competition in Stevedoring Industry
Competition, Asia Pacific

Korean Regulators Set to Take on US Fund
Financial Integrity,Other, Asia Pacific

Companies Plead Guilty to Anti-trust Law Violations and Wire Fraud
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Global

Search Engines Join Forces to Take on Web Giants
Competition, Global

Malware Fraud Charges
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Information Security, Global

First Money Laundering Threat Assessment
Anti-Money Laundering,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific

UK Serious Fraud Office Introduces Corporate Crime Whistleblower Hotline
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Financial Integrity, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Prevention of Financial Fraud Speech
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Americas

GlaxoSmithKline Settles for US$3 Billion for Drug Marketing
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Consumer Protection, Global

United Steelworkers Union Requests FCPA Probe
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Who Is Watching Over Financial Security within the SEC?
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection,Records Management, Americas

Conflicts of Interest Concerns Arise Over US State Dep’t Contractor Choice
Conflicts of Interest,Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

H&R Block Acquisition Blocked Citing Competition Concerns
Competition,Consumer Protection, Americas

Facebook Cookies Attract German Regulator’s Attention
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Inaugural Annual OAIC Report
Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Asia Pacific

Data Breach Effects Linger, Affect Reputation
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Consumer Protection,Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Invalid Indecency Fine for Wardrobe Malfunction: US Court of Appeal
Other, Americas

CSRC Announces New Insider Trading Measures
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Confidentiality and Intellectual Property,Information Security,Insider Trading,Records Management, Asia Pacific

Uranium Mining Linked to Cancer
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

AAT Stays Licence Cancellation
Financial Integrity,Records Management, Asia Pacific

Mortgage Fraud Lawsuit in Crackdown on Lenders
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Americas

Bankrupt Brokerage Investigated Over US$600 Million Missing Customer Money
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity,Records Management, Americas

Employers Put on Notice
Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Push for Condom Use in Adult Entertainment
Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Fracking Industry on Shaky Ground Over Earth Tremor Link
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment,Other, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Fair Fashion Remains Elusive, Despite Small Successes
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Global

OFT Code of Practice On Visits to Businesses
Anti-Money Laundering,Financial Integrity, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Fines for Misleading Campervan Advertising
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

ACCC Launches iPhone Recalls Application
Consumer Protection,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

ASIC Regulatory Actions
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

Military Service to be Protected From Unfair Business Practices
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Americas

Metals Dealer Charged with Fraud
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Consumer Protection, Americas

Construction Companies Guilty of Price Fixing
Competition, Asia Pacific

Wireless Carriers in Antitrust Dispute
Competition,Consumer Protection, Global

Rental Discrimination Leads to Lawsuit
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

SFO Releases Serious Economic Crime Guide
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Research Reveals ASX Bribery Risks
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

Singapore to Boost AML/CFT Enforcement
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Anti-Money Laundering,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Asia Pacific