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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
LIBOR Lessons, Corp Market Responsibility: Cosgrove Prize Winners Foster Ethics in Finance
July 1, 2015 - CFA Institute
Be Aware of Financial Activity Alarm Bells, Warns CCAB Anti Money Laundering Taskforce
June 30, 2015 - Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
Do Corporate Values Make a Difference?
June 24, 2015 - Notre Dame Deloitte Center for Ethical Leadership
Ethical Challenges Facing Accounting Firms Hiring Non-CPAs
June 23, 2015 - Chron
Responsibilities for Reporting NOCLAR
June 22, 2015 - Industry Issues
Nearly Half of Businesses in Region Lack Anti-Bribery Policy
June 16, 2015 - Gulf News
Audit Firms Called to Account for Cosy Tenures
June 15, 2015 - Financial Times
Fraud Reporting: New Bottle, Old Wine?
June 15, 2015 - The Hindu Business Line
The Game Of Ethics
June 4, 2015 - Forbes
UK Companies Still Have Work to Do on Ethics
June 3, 2015 - CGMA Magazine
- 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