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OECD Good Practice Guidance on internal controls, ethics and compliance

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Global
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  • May 10 2010

The OECD published its (non legally binding) 'Good Practice Guidance' addressed to companies for creating and ensuring the effectiveness of internal controls, ethics and compliance programmes or measures for preventing and detecting the bribery of foreign public officials in their international business transactions, and to business organisations and professional associations, which play an essential role in assisting companies in these efforts

Investor actions deadlines eased by court

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • USA
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  • May 10 2010

The US Supreme Court relaxed the deadlines for shareholder fraud actions, allowing investors to proceed with accusations that Merck & Co, the pharmaceutical company, misled the public about the health risks posed by its Vioxx painkiller, which was withdrawn because of links to heart attacks and strokes

Aviva shareholders vote on ethical policy

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 10 2010

Aviva, the insurance group, has become the first British company to ask investors to vote on its corporate responsibility report at its AGM

Compliance and the in-house lawyer: the pressure is on

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 23 2010

The traditional role of the in-house lawyer is changing

Corporate integrity: goverance and ethics

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 7 2009

We have three questions to put forward: Why do good people do bad things?

Governance and ethics - meeting the standards in a climate of increasing risk

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 11 2009

Increasingly regulators, shareholders, customers and employees are demanding higher standards of corporate integrity from business

Internal investigations: an action plan

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2009

We all now operate in an environment where organizations are increasingly expected to look critically at their practices and procedures, particularly where there is a suspicion of wrongdoing