OFAC Settles with Microsoft Corporation for $2,980,265.86 Related to Apparent Violations of Multiple OFAC Sanctions Programs.
Guidelines
for the ethical analysis and evaluation Assignment

Each class member will select, analyze,
evaluate, synthesize, and create a report on a 07-09 double-spaced Microsoft
Word document describing one ethical violation case/ scandal. The cases
must be global, recent, and settled directly related to finance or banking.
Please search for domestic topics in the Enforcement Actions sections of
the following websites. For international issues, use the web to search for
cases in the local jurisdictions

1.
Securities
and Exchange Commission (SEC)
2.
Consumer
Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB)
3.
Federal
Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
4.
Financial
Crimes Network FinCEN
5.
Federal
Reserve Bank (FED/FRB)
6.
Office
of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)
7.
Office
of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC)
8.
US
Attorney’s Office/Department of Justice (DOJ)
9.
Florida
Office of Financial Regulation (OFR)
10.
Office
of the New York State Attorney General
11.
Florida State Attorney’s Offices

Or in the following periodicals:
12.
Wall Street Journal
13.
New York Times
14.
American Banker
15.
Bloomberg
16.
Reuters
17.
Miami Herald
18.
South Florida Business Journal
19.
Sun Sentinel
20.
Daily Business Review
21.
Other sources or publications approved by the
Professor

Your
Analysis and Evaluation report must cover the following nine (9) points clearly
shown as headings in the document to facilitate its grading. Failure to
describe these headings will result in a grade reduction of at least twenty
(20) points.

1. What are ethics, and why are they essential in
global finance, banking, and business?
2. What was the case about (Summary of the Case)?
3. Who was (were) the individual(s) and company (ies)
involved?
4. a. When did the case begin?
b. Where did it happen?
c.
How much money was involved?
d. What period did the violation cover?
e.
When did the case end?
5. Why did it happen?
6. How did it come to the attention of the media?
7. What was the outcome of the case?
8. How could this case have been avoided?
9. What can we learn from the case?
.
Do not change or omit the above
headings in your report as you will lose significant points
In addition to forwarding the
assignments by e-mail to the Professor as shown on page 06 of this course syllabus, each class member will “drop” on the
due date their Ethical Analysis and Evaluation into the Turnitin assignment box
tab Canvas’s – Assignment. Reports may not be accepted after the Turnitin dropbox
has been closed.

The research report must also
contain page numbers, and footnotes, in-text citations or end-notes, and a
bibliography, which must be presented in alphabetical order.