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10 Tips Whistleblowers Need to Know to Protect Themselves

Steve Mariotti | Posted 08.04.2014 | Business
Steve Mariotti

Are you an employee at a company that is financially corrupt, or engaging in cover-ups of unethical or illegal behavior? If you're thinking of blowing...

Money Can't Buy Votes

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

Right-wing billionaires threw a hissy fit in recent weeks. The 99 percent are persecuting them, the wealthy ones whined. That whole Occupy Wall Street thing hurt their feelings, conservative 1 percenters pouted.

Label Yourself and Your Business Before Someone Else Does

Kare Anderson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Business
Kare Anderson

Interestingness is the instigator, the hardy pigeon that can carry your message most anywhere. Interestingness makes a message get heard above the no...

Ex-Tyco CEO Granted Parole

Reuters | Posted 02.02.2014 | Business

By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Dennis Kozlowski, the former Tyco International Ltd chief executive sent...

Your Sales Suck and Here's How Big (Social) Data Might Help

Beverly Macy | Posted 01.28.2013 | Business
Beverly Macy

Every business is dependent on good business development and yet it remains an enigma as to how to create a stellar sales organization. It takes training, motivation, leadership, good talent acquisition and tons of effort.

The World's Biggest Hypocrites Are At It Again

Lawrence W. Schonbrun | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business
Lawrence W. Schonbrun

Class action lawyers collect billions of dollars in attorney's fees filing lawsuits against companies for failing to disclose this, making false and misleading statements about that, and breach of fiduciary duty for the other.

Ex-Tyco Executive Who Looted Company Now Says He's Owed $60 Million

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 05.09.2012 | Business

Even after being convicted for bilking his former employer for millions, one ex-executive is suing the company from behind bars, claiming he's still o...

The Prison Education Of Ja Rule

Posted 02.02.2012 | New York

AP-- NEW YORK-- Rapper Ja Rule has been getting advice behind bars from two once high-powered men: ex-New York State Comptroller Alan Hevesi and ex-Ty...

Let Kozlowski Out of Prison!

Michael Santos | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Santos

Justice cannot be measured solely with the turning of calendar pages. An enlightened society such as ours does every citizen a disservice when it inflicts the iron hand more characteristic of Draco.

Why the Tea Party Is Wrong

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 09.04.2011 | Politics
Jeff Schweitzer

We have developed an American myth about the magical efficiency of market forces and have deified entrepreneurs. We have developed a disdain for government as an obstacle to progress. Neither is entirely true or false.

Anthony Weiner Hands Republicans a Twofer

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 08.06.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The wars drag on, the economy teeters, climate change unfolds just as the scientists predicted, and the yawning gap between the rich and the rest of us continues to grow. And what are we left with? The spectacle of a guy named Weiner doing naughty things.

Wall Street May Allow Shareholders To Vote On Executive Pay

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2011 | Business

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan Chase & Co will soon join Citigroup and Bank of America Corp in allowing shareholders to vote on executiv...

Working Together to Fight Financial Reporting Fraud

Cindy Fornelli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Cindy Fornelli

What compels someone to commit fraud -- to work hard, rise to the top, then undo his or her life's work by committing a crime?

Supreme Court Shoots Down Part Of Key Post-Enron Reform

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday struck down part of the anti-fraud law enacted in response to the Enron and other corporate scandals fr...

Final Audit: A Trail of Greed and Revenge!

Jim Worth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jim Worth

Though entertaining, the compelling message in Final Audit is that greed, corruption and immoral and unethical behavior should not go unpunished.

To "Americans for Prosperity" Capitalism Is a Love Story

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

The only distinguishing feature of the Americans for Prosperity Foundation's "National Defending the American Dream Summit" was its astonishing homogeneity both in thought and in demography.

A Decade Far Worse Than a "Big Zero" (1999-2009)

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

We can call the 2000s the "Worse Than Zero" decade or the "Big Zero," or anything we wish, but what characterized it most for me was the near total control of corporations, especially over our civic institutions.

Moving Beyond Anger and Rhetoric, The Conference Board Introduces Guidelines for Real Compensation Reform

Raj Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raj Gupta

Abuses in executive compensation have contributed to a loss of trust, and our Task Force report provides a set of guidelines that can make significant inroads in restoring credibility in our corporations.

Blue-Chip Tech Companies Agree To Limit Executive Pay

wsj.com | DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- A group of blue-chip companies is lining up behind efforts to voluntarily change their pay practices, in part to head off potentially mo...

More Pigs at the Trough: What Enron and WorldCom Can Teach Us About Goldman and AIG

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Arianna Huffington

In 2003, when I wrote Pigs at the Trough, America's corporate crooks were largely playing with shareholders' money. The new batch of Pigs I cover in the just-released updated version is playing with taxpayer money -- trillions of it.

Defining Extravagance Up

Jamie Malanowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jamie Malanowski

It's admirable that our leaders now want to be frugal with our money but let's remember what the taxpayers themselves have been buying with money not rendered unto Uncle Sam.

The Big Lie Exposed: Wall Street as Institutionalized Fraud

Jeff Schweitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jeff Schweitzer

While investors express dismay and shock about Bernard Madoff's $50 billion Ponzi scheme, nothing about the affair is even slightly surprising. The s...

Jailed Ex-Tyco CEO Misses His Dogs

New York Post | Page Six | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

He ripped off shareholders to the tune of $400 million, but Dennis Kozlowski still has his sensitive side. The former Tyco czar, now doing eight to 25...