December 2011




Former Siemens Executives Charged with Bribery
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Government Contracting, Global

Poll Reveals Appeal of Whistleblower Incentives
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues, Americas

Former Chairman and CEO of Anglo Irish Bank Arrested
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Financial Integrity, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Medical Device Leader Settles for US$23.5 Million in Kickback Case
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Americas

Commission Concern Over Facebook Data Protection Issues
Privacy and Data Protection, Global

ICO Issues Cookies Report Card
Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Personal Information Must Still Be Respected in FOI Case, Commissioner Rules
Privacy and Data Protection, Americas

Foreign Funds Face Fines Over Insider Trading
Insider Trading, Global

Call for Stricter Insider Trading Rules
Insider Trading, Asia Pacific

US Attorney Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading
Anti-Money Laundering,Insider Trading, Americas

EEOC Media Releases
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Americas

Thai Airline First in Asia to Use Biofuel
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Indian Hotels Chain Receives Award for Empowering People With Disabilities
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Respect in the Workplace, Asia Pacific

Indian Electricity Company to Adopt 26 Government Schools
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Other, Asia Pacific

Philippine Property Developer’s Sustainability Program Continues
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Asia Pacific

Online Subscription Operator Provides Undertakings to OFT After Consumers Misled
Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

ACCC Fines Electronics Retailer Over Misleading Advertising
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

ACCC Accepts Distributer’s Undertaking for False Representation
Consumer Protection, Asia Pacific

ASIC Fines Company AUD$30,000 for Breach of Market Integrity Rules
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

EC Fines Panasonic Over Breach of Competition Laws
Competition,Consumer Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Multinational Companies Fined by French Watchdog Over Price-fixing
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition,Consumer Protection, Global

DoJ Investigating Allegations of e-Book Price-fixing
Competition,Consumer Protection, Global

ACSI Rebukes Practice of “Hidden Pay”
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Asia Pacific

Four Sentenced for Laundering $15.5 Million Stolen from Bank 11 Years Ago
Anti-Money Laundering, Europe, Middle East and Africa

DoJ’s Media Releases
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Americas

Illegal Hiring Checks Cease
Privacy and Data Protection, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Employee Pleads Guilty to Insider Trading
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Insider Trading, Americas

Phone Software Attracts Global Concern
Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Facebook Founder Exposed by Privacy Flaw
Information Security,Privacy and Data Protection, Global

Eco Claims Smell Fishy
Consumer Protection,Health, Safety and Environment, Europe, Middle East and Africa

Car Companies Drive Environmental Action
Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability,Health, Safety and Environment, Global

Firm Fined for Trust Fund Breaches
Financial Integrity, Europe, Middle East and Africa

HSBC Fined for Subsidiary’s Rogue Investment Advice to the Elderly
Consumer Protection,Financial Integrity, Global

Compressor Cartel Crushed
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Competition, Global

Regulators Find Massey Mining Disaster “Entirely Preventable”
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Employment and Workplace Issues,Health, Safety and Environment, Americas

Corrupt Culture Blamed for Olympus’s Financial Scandal
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity, Global

Businessman Jailed for Over 14 Years
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Asia Pacific

Former Governor Jailed for Corruption
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Americas

Anti-corruption Advisor Leaves FIFA
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

Campaign Group Exits Blood Diamond Trading Prevention Scheme
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Exports, Imports and Trade Compliance, Global

Corruption Perceptions Index 2011
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

UK Calls for “Tighter” SFO Settlement Agreements Following “Foot Dragging”
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption,Business Ethics and Corporate Culture, Global

OECD and World Bank Report Calculates How Much a Bribe is Worth
Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption, Global

New Insider Trading Charges Expected in Hedge Fund Probe
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Financial Integrity,Insider Trading, Americas

The ‘America Invents Act’ Will Significantly Change Patent Litigation
Confidentiality and Intellectual Property, Americas

Facebook and FTC Announce Settlement of Privacy Issues
Business Ethics and Corporate Culture,Careful Communication and Proper Use of Computers,Consumer Protection,Privacy and Data Protection, Global