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  • 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.
  • Defense Contracting

    January 2020

    Corporate Governance: The Unfiltered Truth

    By Carrie Penman
    Corporate governance and “long-termism” are key buzzwords in our modern fiduciary lexicon.
  • Defense Contracting

    December 2019

    Companies Need Culture of Integrity

    By Steve Priest
    Compliance is not working; or at the very least, it is not working nearly as well as it should.
  • Ethics Corner

    November 2019

    Marijuana Laws Raise Issues for Contractors

    By Amy E. McDougal
    Recent years have brought a flurry of state legislation aimed at legalizing cannabis, or “marijuana.”
  • Defense Contracting

    September 2019

    Taking Corporate Compliance Programs Digital

    By Andrea Falcione
    It’s 2019, and compliance programs simply must keep up in the digital world. Consumers of content — compliance and otherwise — have heightened expectations in the digital age.
  • Defense Contracting

    July 2019

    Compliance Guidance for Smaller Contractors

    By Brian E. Sweeney
    In April, the Department of Justice issued updated guidance regarding the evaluation of corporate compliance programs to assist prosecutors in deciding whether they were adequate and effective at the time of an offense, as well as at the time of a charging decision. It builds upon earlier guidance and provides further specificity as to the factors the department will consider in their evaluations.
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