Pump-and-dump schemes are a-OK in Hong Kong—if you give your bosses a heads up. The Securities and Futures Commission found that on 25 occasions from March 2009 to March 2010, Mr. Cheung bought stocks through an undisclosed account registered in his wife’s name and, shortly afterward, published newspaper columns talking up those stocks…. Licensed brokers…
Most real organizations have many design problems. This is most explicit in engineering type organizations, but such issues are nearly as common in all organizations. Any organization must make many choices regarding the design and marketing of their product or service, in how it will be financed, sourced, produced, tested, stored, transferred, priced, evaluated, etc.
The boss of Twitter UK has offered a personal apology on the social networking site to female victims of abuse, vowing to do more to protect them. Tony Wang said the threats they received were "simply not acceptable" and pledged to do more to tackle trolling. Writing on his Twitter account, he said: "There is more we can and will be doing to protect our users against abuse. That is our commitment.
Nikki Finke has been fired from the blog she founded, Deadline Hollywood, and will be leaving the company as soon as this week, multiple individuals with knowledge of the situation have told TheWrap. The scourge of Hollywood media has clashed repeatedly with her boss, who apparently has had enough.
(Reuters) - Reed Brodsky, the former prosecutor who led the insider trading prosecution of former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta, is leaving the Manhattan U.S. Attorney's office to join law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as a partner in New York, according to two sources with direct knowledge of the move. Brodsky, who is expected to specialize in white collar defense and general litigation at the Los Angeles law firm, also helped convict the hedge fund titan Raj Rajaratnam on insider trading charges in 2011. ...
The U.S. Department of Defense just updated its Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure, and boy does it contain some doozies. Taking a Blackhawk to lunch? Russian-bride scam? Faking your own death? It's got them all.
Chuck Carnevale submits:<< Click to read Part IIntroductionIn Part I of this two-part series we pointed out how proposed spending cuts by Defense Secretary Robert Gates are designed to hold the growth of the $680 billion defense department budget to only 1% or 2% for the next few years.