Legal and Ethical environments in Business Unit 1 Individual Project

Legal and Ethical environments in Business Unit 1 Individual Project

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Unit 1 Individual Project 1 Legal and Ethical environments in Business Unit 1 Individual Project Warren Synecky BUSN150-1003A-03 June 10th, 2010 The difference between lobbying and bribery can sometimes be a fine line. Lobbying is when an individual or group tries to influence politicians to vote in their favor. Bribery is the same, except there is an exchange of money or other offerings for their vote. One argument the Salt Lake Organizing Committee (SLOC) members could make that what they did was not bribery according to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) would be to argue that their contributions were to obtain ministerial actions. According to the Merriam- Webster dictionary (2010) one definition for ministerial is “Acting or serving as an agent.”
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Unit 1 Individual Project 2 Albeit farfetched, the SLOC could protest that it was acting as an agent for the state of Utah which then makes their actions acceptable. I think the punishment for the violation of ethical and legal principles should vary based
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