Politics Ethics


  • Oct 29- Warner Chilcott US Sales LLC, now part of Botox maker Allergan Plc, agreed to plead guilty to felony healthcare fraud and pay $125 million to resolve U.S. charges that it paid kickbacks to doctors to induce them to prescribe several of its drugs. Allergan is based in Dublin, Ireland, and has offices in Parsippany, New Jersey. Chief Executive Brent Saunders said...

  • What is impact investing? Tuesday, 27 Oct 2015 | 12:30 PM ET
    What is impact investing?

    Stephen King, partner at Omidyar Network, explains how you can achieve financial returns and a positive social impact through impact investing in emerging markets.

  • MONTREAL, Oct 15- Canadian election front runner Justin Trudeau defended the ethics of his Liberal team on Thursday after his campaign co-chair was forced to resign over controversial advice to an energy company on how to lobby a Liberal government. The campaign official, Dan Gagnier, had sent an email on Monday to TransCanada Corp in his private capacity as a...

  • CHICAGO, Oct 12- U.S. researchers have used a new gene editing technique to trim away potentially harmful virus genes that have impeded the use of pig organs for transplants in humans. George Church, a geneticist from Harvard Medical School, researchers simultaneously snipped away genetic material in 62 specific locations in the pig genome.

  • FIFA President Sepp Blatter forced to step down for 90 days

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, UEFA chief Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days by the global soccer body's ethics committee.



  • Bill George: Are corporate ethics sliding again? Tuesday, 15 Sep 2015 | 7:00 AM ET
    Jeff Smisek in May, 2015.

    Recent scandals at United and Toshiba are sending off a warning signal about corporate ethics, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.

  • Fewer Singaporeans willing to whistleblow Thursday, 11 Jun 2015 | 10:01 PM ET

    Fewer employees in Singapore are willing to expose unethical colleagues due to increased fears of retaliation, a new report found.

  • Why this expert saw FIFA scandal coming Wednesday, 27 May 2015 | 8:45 PM ET
    Why this expert saw FIFA scandal coming

    James Dorsey, senior fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, discusses news of alleged corruption inside FIFA, soccer's global governing body.

  • Bad romance: CEO gets bonus cut over affair Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 12:29 PM ET
    Alex Molinaroli

    Johnson Controls CEO Alex Molinaroli saw his annual bonus get cut following his affair with an employee of a consulting firm.

  • Whoa, this PR firm just crossed the line Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 | 4:26 PM ET
    money keyboard

    Think you've seen it all? Check out this PR pitch, attempting to bribe a journalist to mention clients.

  • Big bank on speech circuit Thursday, 22 May 2014 | 3:29 PM ET
    Big bank on speech circuit

    CNBC's Larry Kudlow, and Richard Brodsky, Demos senior fellow, discuss the ethics of huge speaking fees which former presidents and government officials receive once they leave office.

  • Wall Street's next generation Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 12:00 AM ET
    Wall Street's next generation

    CNBC's Rick Santelli talks with Jim Bianco, Bianco Research, David Krause, Marquette University and several students about getting a job on Wall Street, ethics in the workplace, and "green" energy.

  • Making mobile more ethical: Wikipedia co-founder Friday, 24 Jan 2014 | 4:35 AM ET
    Making mobile more ethical: Wikipedia co-founder

    Jimmy Wales, co-founder of Wikipedia, explains that The People's Operator aims to make mobile more ethical by donating a percentage of each bill to charity.

  • NSA hacks Microsoft error messages: Report Monday, 30 Dec 2013 | 7:52 AM ET

    U.S. security services have intercepted computer shipments and hacked Microsoft's error reporting system, according to a Der Spiegel report.

  • US judge defends remarks on financial crisis Tuesday, 24 Dec 2013 | 9:30 AM ET

    Federal Judge Jed S. Rakoff spoke exclusively with CNBC in some of his first public comments following his controversial essay in January.

  • Wells Fargo: Allegations of fraudulent activity Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 3:16 PM ET
    Wells Fargo: Allegations of fraudulent activity

    Jacob Zamansky, Zamansky & Associates partner, Scott Reckard, Los Angeles Times reporter, and Marc LoPresti, LoPresti Law Group, discuss the accusations levied against Wells Fargo Bank who is accused of opening customer accounts, without consent, to meet quotas and boost company profits.

  • Target Breach: Banks respond Monday, 23 Dec 2013 | 3:13 PM ET
    Target Breach: Banks respond

    CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports how banks are responding to Target's security breach and what measures they are rolling out to protect customers. Some banks will overnight clients a new credit card free of charge.

  • The mysterious Asian middleman behind your clothes Thursday, 8 Aug 2013 | 2:22 PM ET
    Demonstrators stand outside of the Li Fung tower in Hong Kong as they protest over what they say are unpaid wages owed to textile workers in Turkey by Li and Fung and garment brand Esprit.

    Li & Fung has long been on the cutting edge of globalization, chasing cheap labor to garment factories first in China, then elsewhere in Asia, including Bangladesh.