Memo to Law Schools: The World Needs Compliance Officers

Memo to Law Schools: The World Needs Compliance Officers

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Who spends the money from cotton in Uzbekistan?
UZ News. The authors of a new report entitled 'Uzbekistan's Cotton Sector: Financial Flows and Distribution of Resources' claim that cotton revenues do not go to the country’s budget and are controlled by President Karimov.
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Memo to law schools: the world needs compliance officers
FCPA Blog. Law-related employment for grads from American law schools isn't exactly robust. In 2013, the ABA Journal said, only 57 percent of the that year's JDs had full-time bar-passage-required jobs. At the same time, the world seems to have an insatiable appetite for compliance officers. That sounds like an opportunity. 

Responsible gold mining and value distribution
Wolrd Gold Council. This is the second edition of the Responsible gold mining and value distribution report, covering 2013 data. It further demonstrates the impact the responsible gold mining industry has in supporting economic development in host countries. 
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Conflict minerals, an immersive exploration with Intel
Mashable. Six years ago, while still Intel COO, I received a letter from The Enough Project about the conflict minerals trade in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The letter explained that the electronics industry was essentially funding the region’s warfare and strife through indiscriminate purchasing of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold -- also known as ‘conflict minerals’.
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EU must give assurances on the morality of trade in natural resources
EU News & Policy Debates. We ask European Parliamentarians and European governments to meet the expectations of EU consumers who want assurances that the resources in their mobile phones, computers or cars are not linked to human right violations and conflicts, writes Mgr François-Xavier Maroy Rusengo.


Webinar  - Act Now to be Compliant, Meet the Safety Data Sheet Conversion Deadline.
With the globally harmonized system of classification and labeling of chemicals (GHS) around the corner, companies will be faced with over double the amount of records. Attend this complimentary webinar Thursday, Nov 6, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST to learn how to stay compliant and protect your budget. A live questions and answers session will follow a brief presentation by Source Intelligence's (M)SDS expert. 
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Webinar on Demand- Anti Corruption Crack Down

Source Intelligence teamed with the Center for Responsible Enterprise and Trade (CREATe) to offer an informative, Anti-Corruption Crack-Down Webinar that presents key priorities for addressing supply chain risk, and what can be done to protect companies and brands from corruption. Download the webinar 

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Report - Conflict Minerals 2013 Year In Review
This analysis documents first-hand the daunting task companies faced in the 2013 reporting year collecting data from suppliers. Topics addressed in the analysis include SEC filing trends, uncertainty and unknowns in reporting, percentage of 3TG suppliers reporting unknown sourcing, and percentage of 3TG suppliers without smelter reporting.
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