How can the industry protect its interests while helping to build public confidence in the industry-Government relationship? Howard Schweitzer of Cozen O’Connor provides a few specific strategies and says it all must be reinforced with a strong ethical tone at the top.
By Jason B. Meyer — Chair of the Ethics, Compliance, and Corporate Governance Committee of the New Jersey Corporate Counsel Association
What does it mean to a company, its governance, and its legal and compliance teams, when the government becomes a major shareholder? This article will review this question in theory – what could it mean to have Uncle Sam as a big shareholder – as well as in immediate practice, based on what the Obama Administration has said it will do as a shareholder.
Ethisphere Uncovers “Appalling” Lack of Adherence to Government Contracting Ethics and Compliance Laws
The basic conclusion of a recent study conducted by Ethisphere is that many government contractors are not upholding their purported end of the bargain in terms of even basic adherence to ethics and compliance laws.
There are many opposing viewpoints that are defining the debate over TARP fund distribution and use; and Rep. Barney Frank is at the center of a controversial distribution of funds to OneUnited, a bank based in his home state of Massachusetts.