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October 11, 2011 Group Launched to Spotlight Irrational and Dangerous Investment Behavior

Source: Professional Pensions

Current investment theory and practice runs the risk of failing investors at their time of greatest need, a new group of investment managers warns. Read more:...

October 11, 2011 Survey Results: Whistleblower Policies & Procedures

Source: The Corporate Counsel

Many members have been asking if we have heard what their peers are doing in reaction to the SEC's new whistleblower rules. These survey results should help answer those questions

October 6, 2011 UBS Says Gouws, Bouhara Step Down Over Unauthorized Trading Loss

Source: BusinessWeek

UBS AG, Switzerland’s biggest bank, said Francois Gouws and Yassine Bouhara resigned as co-heads of global equities following last month’s $2.3 billion loss from unauthorized trading. “Their resignations come as they assume...

October 5, 2011 Madoff victims to get their first checks

Source: CNN Money

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Nearly three years after Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme unraveled, his victims are getting their first piece of the stolen funds. Some $312 million in recovered money will be distributed on Wednesday, said...

October 4, 2011 Organisations still failing when it comes to ethics

Source: Management Today - UK

Less than a third of CEOs of organisations with more than 1000 workers are thought to put ethics at the heart of business decisions, according to their employees. Peter Cheese, chairman of the ILM, said the banking ... > 1862

October 4, 2011 The Roller Coaster Ride Continues for Madoff Investors

Source: NY Times

Investors in the Ponzi scheme perpetrated by Bernard L. Madoff have endured more twists and turns than the Cyclone on Coney Island. Judge Jed S. Rakoff of Federal District Court in Manhattan delivered an abrupt change in course...

September 30, 2011 Justice Department probing Chinese accounting

Source: Reuters

The Justice Department is investigating accounting irregularities at Chinese companies listed on U.S. stock exchanges, said an official with the Securities and Exchange Commission, suggesting criminal charges may be brought in...

September 30, 2011 Study: Tobacco firms' own research showed dangers

Source: USA Today

Tobacco companies knew for decades that cigarette smoke was radioactive and potentially carcinogenic but kept that information from the public, according to a new study.The tobacco industry began investigations into the possible...

September 29, 2011 Madoff ruling a big win for Mets owners

Source: MarketWatch

A ruling in one of the highest-profile court cases relating to the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme has handed a big boost to the financially embattled New York Mets. While the trustee for Madoff’s securities firm was seeking up to $1...

September 27, 2011 MBA Programs Show Increased Emphasis on Business Ethics

Source: US News

In the wake of the recent recession, the instructors of many master of business administration (MBA) degree programs began to realize that if their students were to change the course of the nation, they needed to have a broader...

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