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Unethical business practices harm organizations and economies. Large-scale business failures such as Enron—as well as the more recent failures related to the global financial crisis—highlight the consequences of unethical business practices and amoral management. Professional accountants, as stewards of transparency and trust, and subject to a professional code of ethics, have a key role to play not only in upholding but in encouraging and influencing ethical behavior and decision making within their organizations. Read More
UK Financial Services Sector Regulatory Landscape for 2016
May 24, 2016 - JDSupra Business Advisor
Fraud without Frontiers: Accountants Face a Changing Global Issue
May 24, 2016 - Accounting Today
Do the Right Thing
May 20, 2016 - Accounting and Business
Tyrie Quizzes FCA over Treatment of Whistleblowers
May 19, 2016 - FT Adviser
Improve Transparency, Values, Accountability to Defeat Corruption, Says Accounting Federation
May 19, 2016 - Bernama.com
What is the Federation of European Accountants about?
May 18, 2016 - Anecs
How to Recognize an Ethical Lapse at Work
May 17, 2016 - Accounting Web
National Security Leaking and the Farrell Case
May 16, 2016 - The Strategist
Step Back to Take a Look at Ethics and Integrity in Business
May 13, 2016 - The Media Online
Why Corruption Matters
May 13, 2016 - Carnegie Endowment
- 2014 Handbook of the Code of Ethics for Professional Accountants
July 17, 2014 - International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants
- Defining and Developing an Effective Code of Conduct for Organizations
May 31, 2007 - IFAC