Journal of Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Issues

Articles from Vol. 17, No. 2, July

Catalysts for Change in Board Governance Practices: The Case of the Introduction of National Policy 58-201 in Canada
INTRODUCTION On April 15, 2005, members of the Canadian Securities Administrators issued National Policy 58-201 Corporate Governance Guidelines which provides guidance on best governance practices to Canadian issuers. The National Policy 58--201's...
Executive Compensation at Banks Receiving Federal Assistance under the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)
INTRODUCTION The recent recession in the American economy represents the largest economic downturn since the Great Depression. While many factors contributed to the slump, the financial services industry faced some of the most serious criticism...
How Judges Respond to the Racial Composition of Their Constituencies
INTRODUCTION That race matters in the courtroom comes as no surprise. The relationships between the defendant's race and both the probability of incarceration and the length of sentence have been thoroughly examined. Further, the race of the judge...
Incentive Compensation for Bank CEOS and CFOS before and after the Financial Crisis
INTRODUCTION AND LITERATURE REVIEW The recent financial crises have resulted in both significant public pressure and government regulation to limit bankers' compensation. Politicians and the public press have decried the "outrageous" pay taken home...
Is Neuromarketing Ethical? Consumers Say Yes. Consumers Say No
INTRODUCTION Neuromarketing is a technology based and nascent field of marketing research aimed at observing consumers' reaction to stimuli. Measuring consumers' reaction to stimuli is a common practice and, according to Wang and Minor (2008), these...
Protecting Your Company's Intellectual Property Assets from Cyber-Espionage
INTRODUCTION Spying could be as old as the beginning of civilization. We find among the earliest examples of corporate spying dating back to about 300 A.D.. China held a monopoly on silk production for hundreds of years until Nestorian monks smuggled...
Social Media and Human Resource Staffing: Legal, Policy and Practice Issues for Employers
INTRODUCTION What is social media? A recent Society for Human Research Management (SHRM) research report titled "Social Media in Business Strategy and Operations" defined social media as: Web-based tools and technologies used to share information...
The Benefits of Sustainability and Integrated Reporting: An Investigation of Accounting Majors' Perceptions
INTRODUCTION During the past decade, a continually increasing number of entities have started formal reporting of their sustainability-related activities. These reports commonly are referred to as sustainability, sustainable development, corporate...
Theories of Justice and Moral Behavior
INTRODUCTION The Importance of Moral Behavior The concepts of moral behavior, ethics, and justice have been addressed by psychologists, economists, philosophers, profits, and others. The fundamental principle of morality is that it must be useful...
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