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November 17, 2016

By Scott H. Amey, J.D.

New Rule: Even the Appearance of a Conflict of Interest Should Be Avoided for Government Employees



US Office of Government Ethics website on a monitor, overlaid with a view of the US Capitol The Office of Government Ethics finalized a rule governing the solicitation and acceptance of gifts to government employees from outside sources. The new rule is intended to “advance public confidence in the integrity of Federal officials” by advising gove

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Topics: Government Accountability

November 9, 2012

By Mia Steinle

Oil and Gas Industry Loses Latest Round in Battle with SEC



Nuclear Energy In an attempt to combat corruption in resource-rich developing countries, two years ago Congress ordered U.S. corporations to disclose payments they make to foreign governments for the extraction of oil, gas and minerals. This week, the Securities and Exch

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Topics: Energy and Natural Resources

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