conflicts of interest


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conflicts of interest

the ethical situation that arises when, for example, a veterinarian who practices and also conducts a pharmacy finds that his/her enthusiasm for merchandising is competing with his/her professional interest in being as accurate as possible diagnostically.
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As with many aspects of business, conflicts of interest need to be managed.
The genesis of the current statutory municipal conflicts of interest provisions in New Brunswick can be traced to The Queen v.
Understanding the importance of conflicts of interests.
Disclose in writing annually any actual or potential conflicts of interest
Buying activities often post information on their Web sites to help contractors identify potential conflicts of interest.
A preliminary analysis of the data indicates that media coverage of conflicts of interest had an effect on the overall tone of the article.
LAUSD's code of conduct for contractors, as well as language in the contracts, warns against the appearance of conflicts of interest as well as actual conflicts.
Few of those conflicts of interest were disclosed to the public.
At law, the fiduciary duties of employees, officers and directors require them to place the interests of the company above their own personal interests, fully disclose potential conflicts of interest, and abstain from activities that pose, or appear to pose, a conflict of interest (Baumer and Poindexter, 2004).
The Federal Advisory Committee Act (1972) states that scientists with conflicts of interest cannot serve on federal advisory committees unless their expertise cannot be recruited elsewhere.
How can your board handle conflicts of interest appropriately?