Posts tagged “conflict of interest”


September 6, 2012


It has been a wild ride for Groupon the past few years. The daily deals website launched in 2008 and experienced nothing short of meteoric growth. Its revenue between 2008 and 2010 grew at an astounding rate of 8,611% a

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August 24, 2012


One of the potential perks of serving as a corporate board member: the ability for professionals to engage in business development with fellow directors, and possibly, the organization itself.  Many believe that this type of activity is reserved solely for

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July 30, 2012


By now, most of the business world is familiar with the growing scandal at the British bank, Barclays PLC.  Although the story continues to unravel, it began a little over a month ago after it was disclosed that Barclays had

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