Thursday, 23 October 2014

Assignment 1: Whishtleblowing and Sarbanes-Oxley Act

Assignment 1: Whistleblowing andSarbanes-Oxley Due

1.     Describe the key characteristics of a whistleblower, and briefly summarize one (1) researched instance of whistleblowing one (1) publicly traded company within the last 12 months. Include the details of the issue that the whistleblower reported and the effect of the whistleblower’s actions on both the whistleblower himself and the company.

2.     Decide whether or not the whistleblower was justified in reporting the company’s actions. Provide a rationale for your response.

3.     Examine the extent to which the whistleblowerwould be protected under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. Justify your response.

4.     Use at least two (2) quality resources inthis assignment. Note:Wikipedia is not an acceptable reference and proprietary Websites do notqualify as academic resources.

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Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Leg 500 Week 2 Duty of Loyalty and Whistleblowing

Leg 500 Week 2 DiscussionThe Duty of Loyalty and Whistleblowing" Please respond to the following:

 Analyze the duty of loyalty in whistleblower cases to determine to whom loyalty is owed and who shows the greater duty of loyalty. Support your analysis with specific examples. Then, suggest at least one (1) change to an existing law.
 Reexamine the Citizens United decision in Chapter 1, and determine which of the following groups has the greatest free speech rights: corporations, public employees, or private employees. Provide a rationale for your determination.

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