“I have to believe my compliance work is relevant to this tragedy. I have to believe the mission of compliance can help. If you stay in this transformative work in progress called Compliance 2.0, you have a sense of mission that makes it worth it. Compliance officers can address that moral gap of 'lawful but awful' conduct. They are empowered under Compliance 2.0 to debate with management and the Board the hard questions, starting with: 'It’s legally permitted but is it who we are?'"
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Encryption is great for users of devices and apps. It keeps personal details private, credit cards secure, and other sensitive information safe from hackers by allowing practically impenetrable communication.
Four foreign nationals were arraigned in federal court Wednesday in Newark, New Jersey on charges of smuggling counterfeit Sony Camcorders and Apple iPhones, iPads, and iPods from China for sale in the United States.
A lot of regular and new readers enjoyed Joe Murphy's post last week about the DOJ's view of antitrust compliance. As we and DOJ officials have said before, there's often an intersection between illegal cartel behavior and corrupt payments. So most compliance professionals are tuned in to both the FCPA and the Sherman Act.
A senior executive with the sate-run China Central Television (CCTV), Guo Zhenxi, has been placed under investigation for graft.
Apple will begin publishing names of suppliers every quarter showing whether they have verified the source of the minerals they use.
Several former employees of Apple supplier Foxconn were charged with bribery Thursday by Taiwan prosecutors after a year-long investigation.
A smartphone application named “Staying away from duty-related crimes” has been launched by the prosecutors office in Chongqing. The app is intended to raise awareness of graft and encourage whistleblowing against corrupt officials.
Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group has disclosed it is investigating allegations of bribery within its supply chain.
Apple's late CEO Steve Jobs was asked about his company's use of conflict minerals. Jobs responded to Derick Rhodes of Wired right away.