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  • Defense Department
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2021

    A New Rule for Affirmative Action Programs

    By Ambika J. Biggs
    The general anti-discrimination regulations applying to government contractors are well known.
  • Cybersecurity

    August 2021

    Ethical, Legal Implications of Paying Ransoms (Updated)

    By Phyllis Sumner and Jillian Simons
    Ransomware has emerged as one of the most virulent cybersecurity risks. In recent years ...
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2021

    ‘For the People Act’ Worth Watching

    By Gene Moran
    House Resolution 1 (H.R.1), colloquially known as the “For the People Act,” passed through the House with no Republican votes, 220-210, in March, and moved to the Senate, where its companion is S.R.1.
  • Contracting

    March 2021

    Justice Guidelines Can Buoy Compliance Programs

    By Anne R. Harris
    In June 2020, the Department of Justice criminal division updated its “Evaluation of Corporate Compliance Programs” document.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2020

    Contractors Face Tougher Ethical Standards

    By Adam Bartolanzo and John Chierichella
    When private actors seek public funds, the need to protect government accounts from fraud, waste and abuse compels them to act with scrupulous regard to the requirements of the law.
  • Defense Department

    September 2020

    Go Slow to Go Fast in Ethical Matters

    By Dr. William A. Schleckser
    The number of Defense Department personnel convicted of acquisition-related offenses should amaze us considering the volume of ethics education we as professionals receive.
  • Defense Contracting

    May 2020

    Ethical Landmines Rife During COVID-19 Crisis

    By Scott F.  Roybal and Laura Alexander
    COVID-19 took the world by surprise and continues to spread across the globe. The federal government and a number of hard-hit states were caught off guard, and soon learned that their inventories of personal protective equipment and other life-saving devices such as test kits and ventilators were insufficient to keep pace with the pandemic.
  • Defense Department

    March 2020

    We All Have a Role to Play in Ethical Innovation

    By Ron Szalkowski
    The defense industry should be on the lookout for the proverbial wolf in sheep’s clothing, especially since it’s entirely possible for companies to trick themselves into being the wolf.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2020

    Supervisors Impact Culture as Ethical Leaders

    By Anne R. Harris
    A great deal of research has been conducted by organizations such as the Ethics and Compliance Initiative, Gartner and PwC, as well as academic institutions, into the subject of organizational ethics, integrity and culture.
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