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New city ethics policy streamlines reporting

The City of Windsor is making it easier for employees to report ethics breaches — of other employees.

On Monday night the city’s executive committee — comprised of all councillors — endorsed a new Code of Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policy. 425 more words


Ethics hits the headlines again: should we be worried?

The big story of last week was the disciplinary sanction ordered to an EY IP for breaches of the Ethics Code.  But I think this is just one more straw on the camel’s back.   1,565 more words

Insolvency Service

JOSEPH RAGO: A Cure for ‘Conflict of Interest’ Mania

Wall Street Journal — A crusading physician says medical progress is hampered by a holier-than-thou ‘moralistic bullying.’

Belmont, Mass.

Should a leading cardiologist be excluded from a panel creating clinical treatment guidelines for heart disease if in treating patients she has reached strong conclusions about how to treat heart disease and thus may “bias” the panel’s conclusions? 42 more words


Wilson Sonsini discusses Delaware Supreme Court Clarifying Application of Exculpatory Charter Provisions to Motions to Dismiss Independent Directors

On May 14, 2015, the Delaware Supreme Court issued its decision in In re Cornerstone Therapeutics Inc., S’holder Litig., clarifying that damages claims against independent directors can be dismissed where: (1) an applicable exculpatory charter provision exists; and (2) a plaintiff fails to plead a non-exculpated claim against them, regardless of the applicable standard of review. 590 more words

Securities Regulation

Don't delay - impoverished developers need your help today

They’re one of our societies most maligned groups, never asking for anything, never getting the breathless media coverage they so clearly think they deserve. But the property developers of Central Christchurch are going to the public this winter, to ask for your money to help them to realise their dreams of seeing their egos manifest in glass and concrete.  567 more words

Central City

Conflict Of Interest

A conflict of interest
One might analyse
When unconditional love
Feels good hurts bad
That holding back sometimes
Too, is giving instead.


‘Bad Betty’: She really struggles with the truth

Breaking news – 24/06/2015 09:13:24

We took a side-ways glance at the campaign ‘WHEN THE FUN STOPs, STOP’ on June 10th in a blog called ‘STOP responsible gambling’. 438 more words