Brooklyn Law Review. Winter2014, Vol. 79 Issue 2, p925-952. 28p.
LEGISLATIVE intent, AMBIGUITY, BRIBERY, COMMERCE & culture, BUSINESS, BRIBERY laws, ETHICS, FOREIGN Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (U.S.), and UNITED States
The article discusses the legislative intent behind the U.S. Congress' passage of the nation's Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in 1977 which amended the 1934 U.S. Securities Exchange Act, focusing on investigations by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the moral ambiguity that is reportedly associated with the FCPA's passage. U.S. anti-bribery laws and the potential impacts of Chinese culture and guangxi (relationships) on business dealings are examined.
TIME Magazine. 7/7/2014, Vol. 184 Issue 1, p22-22. 1p.
RIGHT & left (Political science), INTERNAL revenue law, FREE trade, PUBLIC opinion on globalization, SOCIAL stratification, UNITED States -- Politics & government -- 2009-2017, and UNITED States
The author discusses similarities between the far left and the far right in U.S. politics as of July 7, 2014. The author believes the parties share dislike of the tax code and the belief that it unfairly favors the super-rich and large corporations, distrust of globalization and free-trade, and the bipartisan effort to block the U.S. president's fast-track authority in approving trade deals outside of Congress.
PHARMACEUTICAL policy, LEGISLATIVE bills, BUSINESS, and UNITED States
The article focuses on the Drug Quality and Security Act (H.R. 3204), a compounding and prescription drug supply chain integrity bill, passed by the U.S. Congress in 2013. Topics discussed include efforts made by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) to educate its members about this legislation, and the impact of this law on small business community pharmacists.
MARKET value, CIGARETTE sales & prices, NICOTINE, NICOTINE addiction, GOVERNMENT regulation, MEDICAL policy, PREVENTION, GOVERNMENT policy, MENTAL health, CONFERENCES & conventions, LAW, TOBACCO products, BUSINESS, CONSUMERS, RULES, HARM reduction, and UNITED States
The author discusses the need to allow markets to assess the value of optional very-low-nicotine cigarettes prior to deciding on mandatory government-based public health regulations, and it mentions the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's tobacco product regulation strategy and the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Conference of the Parties in 2016. Nicotine addiction prevention is addressed in relation to legal sales of cigarettes.
BUSINESS, INTEREST rates, DEBT relief, ALZHEIMER'S disease, PUBLIC debts, MEDICAL research, GOVERNMENT policy, CONFERENCES & conventions, INFECTIOUS disease transmission, UNITED States, and PUERTO Rico -- Politics & government -- 1998-
The article presents global business-related news briefs as of September 12, 2015. The U.S. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System is expected to delay its plan to raise interest rates in America at its policy meeting on September 16-17, 2015. The government of Puerto Rico presented a five-year plan to restructure its multi-billion dollar debt. A research study indicates that Alzheimer's disease could possibly be transmitted through certain medical procedures.
H-Net Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences. Dec2015, p1-4. 4p.
BUSINESS, HISTORY, DECISION making in business, MARKETING research, ENTREPRENEURSHIP, MARKETING, CONFERENCES & conventions, and UNITED States
The article discusses various presentations made at the 38th Scientific Symposium of Society for Business History, held in Vienna, Austria, in October 2015. Topics discussed at the conference included the difference between everyday decisions and the strategic, complex decisions in companies; market research and historical development of entrepreneurial decision making; and the success of knowledge service in the U.S. marketing history.