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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
Helping Accountants Do the Right Thing
August 16, 2016 - Business Times
Bribery Risk to Small Firms as Exports Rise
August 13, 2016 - The Telegraph
Malaysia: Message from the Top Not Right in Tackling Graft—MICG Chief
August 10, 2016 - The Edge Markets
UK Legislators Criticise "Sticking Plaster" OECD Tax Avoidance Reforms
August 4, 2016 - Public Finance International
Big Win for Tax Whistleblowers as Pair Gets $17.8 Million
August 4, 2016 - Wall Street Journal
New Whistleblowing Rules to Be Implemented by Next Month
August 3, 2016 - Lexology
Countdown to EU NFR Directive Day
July 29, 2016 - Financier World
Crime Fighter Paul Jevtovic Follows the Money at AUSTRAC
July 28, 2016 - In the Black
IESBA eNews: July 2016
July 28, 2016 - International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants
I’ll Take 10,000 Shares of Compliance and Ethics Officers Please
July 26, 2016 - The Compliance and Ethics Blog
- 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