Ethics

Die Ethik (griechisch ἠθική (ἐπιστήμη) ēthikē (epistēmē) „das sittliche (Verständnis)“, von ἦθος ēthos „Charakter, Sinnesart“ (dagegen ἔθος: Gewohnheit, Sitte, Brauch), vergleiche lateinisch mos) ist eines der großen Teilgebiete der Philosophie und befasst sich mit Moral, insbesondere hinsichtlich ihrer Begründbarkeit. Cicero übersetzte als erster êthikê in den seinerzeit neuen Begriff philosophia moralis, der seitdem in der lateinsprachlichen Philosophie verwandt wurde.Die Ethik – und davon abgeleiteten Disziplinen (z. B.
Artikel zum Thema Ethics
  • Less Constraint of Popular Democracy, More Empowerment of Citizens

    … While I share Müller’s concern about the situation in Hungary and Romania, and agree that a ‘Copenhagen Commission’ might be a good addition to safeguard the basic democratic values in the EU, I differ significantly in the assessment of the nature of the solution. Below, I will first discuss this difference in approach, which focuses less…

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  • “Most People See That The UK Is A Lot Better Off Within The EU”

    … to lack these insights. They don’t seem to understand the most basic notions of how international relations and negotiations work. Also, we have a press deeply hostile to European integration, largely owned by people not based in the UK that pursues its own particular agenda, that is persistently telling blatant lies about the EU. The Leveson Report…

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  • The High Costs of Non-Compliance!

    …Ed Note-we continue our series of guest posts by Mary Jones. Today, Mary explores the high cost of non-compliance. On November 13, 1923 a special committee was formed to determine whether Germany would be required to pay for the substantial war debt incurred by Great Britain and its allies in the wake of the first Great War. The substantial…

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  • Selbst- und Ko-Regulierung: Anmerkung aus Anlass des Leveson-Reports

    …"An inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the press": das war der Auftrag für die im Juli 2011 vom Premierminister des Vereinigten Königreichs eingesetzte Untersuchungskommission unter dem Vorsitz von Lord Justice Leveson, die nun - am 29.11.2012 - den Abschlussbericht veröffentlicht hat. Dieser "Leveson-Report" umfasst vier Teile (1, 2…

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  • How Do You Change a Corrupt Culture?

    … As most compliance practitioners know Siemens AG paid not only the largest Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) fine in the history of the world at $800MM but also paid the same amount to the German government, this makes for a total fine of $1.6bn back in 2008 when that was real money. In addition to these fines and penalties the New York Times…

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  • Interview: Die Ethik der Anwälte

    … Verfehlungen aber eher selten vor. Das beste Korrektiv ist aber immer noch die eigene Reputation. Ein erstklassiger Ruf ist klarerweise Voraussetzung, um in der internationalen Schiedsszene erfolgreich zu sein. Danke für das Interview. www.freshfields.com Foto: Walter J. Sieberer The post Interview: Die Ethik der Anwälte appeared first on Wirtschaftsanwaelte.at / Wirtschaftsrecht in der Praxis - kommentiert von führenden Wirtschaftsanwälten. …

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  • FCPA: The Art of Strategic Compliance Plan – A Seven Step Process

    … Club of Chicago. If you are in the area, please come by and here about Stephen’s 1-3-5 plan and much more about FCPA compliance programs. For more information, click here. Filed under: Best Practices,compliance programs,Deferred Prosecution Agreement,Ethical Leadership,Ethics,FCPA,Harvard Business Review — tfoxlaw @ 7:23 pm Tags: compliance, compliance plans, compliance programs, FCPA, Harvard Business Review, Strategic Plans © by Thomas R. Fox, 2012 …

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  • FCPA: Doomsayers Proven Wrong Yet Again-Gifts and Entertainment Under the Bribery Act

    … ‘We are not interested in that sort of case. We are interested in hearing that a large company has mysteriously come second in bidding for a big contract. The sort of bribery we would be investigating would not be tickets to Wimbledon or bottles of champagne. We are not the “serious champagne office”.’ today’s Daily Mail quotes the Director…

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  • FCPA: How Do You Change an Unhealthy Compliance Culture?

    …), entitled “Lofty Aspirations”. Hill quoted Roger Steare, an expert on corporate leadership, values and ethics, who said that culture “describes the way human beings behave together – what they value and what they celebrate.” Hill posed the question of whether it is possible for government policy makers or regulators to shift the behaviors and values…

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  • FCPA and Bribery Act Hotlines: Staying Out of Hot Water with Other Jurisdictions

    …. In the International Lawyer, Winter 2011*Volume 45*Number 4, I came across an excellent article, entitled “How to Launch and Operate a Legally-Compliant International Workplace Report Channel” or in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) parlance, a hotline. It was authored by Donald Dowling of the law firm of White and Case. Dowling provides a very…

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  • FCPA: This is not a compliance failure. It’s an ethical failure

    … on the rotten heart of the financial system” and then going on to say “nothing less than a long-running confidence trick played on the public for personal and institutional advantage” and even pointing out the “rotten culture at Barclays”. The FT editorial clearly focused on ethics when it said “But beyond the questions about legality there…

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  • Animal production, climate change and sustainability

    … Unter dem Titel “Animal production, climate change and sustainability – bridging the gap between academic visions and economic practice” findet ein Fachgespräch in Kooperation zwischen der Europäischen Akademie GmbH, der European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics (EurSafe) und dem Internationalen Zentrum für Ethik in den Wissenschaften…

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  • FCPA: Neither snow, nor rain, nor heat…Communicating Your Compliance Story

    … in the company and those communications are acknowledged as important. There are several items from Bryant’s piece on Goldsmith and City National which you can use in your compliance program. His Story Idol is an excellent concept to get compliance victories across in a teaching method which demonstrates companywide commitment to compliance and ethics…

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  • USA: Verlage wollen bei Patenteinreichung abzocken

    … and attorneys who fail to submit known and relevant prior art can be subject to ethics charges and the associated patents held unenforceable. Earlier this year, the US Patent Office issued a memo indicating its belief that copying and submitting copyrighted documents should be considered a non-actionable fair use. http://www.patentlyo.com/patent/2012/03…

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