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

    … on constraining popular democracy and more on empowering citizens, and then offer some comments on the possible structure and power of the ‘Copenhagen Commission’. Müller’s argument, as in his fascinating book, is one based on the ethics of containment – that it is necessary to contain the excesses of popular sovereignty. It is about constraining…

    Verfassungsblog- 12 Leser -
  • “Most People See That The UK Is A Lot Better Off Within The EU”

    … into the culture, practice and ethics of the press is full of evidence for this. How could the scenario of UK leaving the EU unfold? The next significant electoral milestone in the UK will be the European Parliament elections in 2014. It’s expected that the fiercely anti-European United Kingdom Independence Party will do extremely well. UKIP…

    Verfassungsblog- 23 Leser -

  • The High Costs of Non-Compliance!

    …: Best Practices,Bribery Act,compliance programs,Department of Justice,FCPA,Mary Jones,Wal-Mart — tfoxlaw @ 1:01 am Tags: best practices, compliance, compliance programs, Department of Justice, DOJ, ethical leadership, ethics, FCPA, Mary Shaddock Jones © by Mary Shaddock Jones …

    USA Recht- 72 Leser -
  • 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…

    e-comm- 71 Leser -
  • 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…

    USA Recht- 4 Leser -
  • Interview: Die Ethik der Anwälte

    … Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. Im Vorgriff auf das von ihnen und Kollegen Stephan Wilske noch 2012 erscheinende Buch „Guerrilla Tactics in International Arbitration – Ethics, Practice, Remedies“, was ist im Kontext von Schiedsverfahren unter dem Begriff „Guerilla-Taktiken“ zu verstehen? HORVATH: Schiedsrechtler und Beteiligte an Schiedsverfahren…

    Wirtschaftsanwaelte.atin Arbeitsrecht Strafrecht- 59 Leser -
  • FCPA: The Art of Strategic Compliance Plan – A Seven Step Process

    … I recently wrote about my colleague Stephen Martin’s thoughts on having a 1-3-5 year strategic plan for your company’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) or Bribery Act compliance program. I am often asked where a compliance practitioner can come up with some ideas to put in such a strategic plan. Clearly one excellent area to study…

    USA Recht- 13 Leser -
  • 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…

    USA Recht- 12 Leser -
  • 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…

    USA Recht- 14 Leser -
  • FCPA and Bribery Act Hotlines: Staying Out of Hot Water with Other Jurisdictions

    … as the London Olympics is a must watch for me, this article is a must read and a must download for compliance practitioners. Filed under: Best Practices,Bribery Act,Department of Justice,Dodd-Frank,FCPA,Hotline,Whistleblower — tfoxlaw @ 9:13 pm Tags: best practices, Bribery Act, compliance programs, Department of Justice, DOJ, ethics, FCPA © by Thomas R. Fox, 2012 …

    USA Recht- 19 Leser -
  • FCPA: This is not a compliance failure. It’s an ethical failure

    … trillion in financial products…” [Emphasis mine] More ominously for the US, according to an article in the Financial Times (FT) on June 29, 2012, entitled “Libor affair exposes big conceit at the heart of banking”, author Gillian Tett stated that “about 90 per cent of the US commercial and mortgage loans are linked to the index, too.” However, the one…

    USA Recht- 16 Leser -

  • 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…

    Jus@Publicum- 11 Leser -
  • 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…

    USA Recht- 11 Leser -
  • USA: Verlage wollen bei Patenteinreichung abzocken

    …The Hoboken publishing company (John Wiley) and the non-profit American Institute of Physics have continued their quest to pursue copyright infringement charges against US patent attorneys who submit copies of journal articles to the US Patent Office during the patent application process. The submission of those documents is required by law…

    Archivalia- 24 Leser -
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