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Unethical

Describing inappropriate behavior, even if the behavior is legal. Unethical behavior may violate a code of conduct for a particular industry or sector. Professional organizations may censure or revoke the licenses of those professionals who are found to have committed unethical acts.

In investing, ethics helps inform the investment decisions of some individuals and companies. For example, an individual may have a moral objection to smoking, and therefore may refrain from investing in tobacco companies. Ethics may be both positive and negative in investing; that is, it may inform where an individual makes investments (e.g. in environmentally friendly companies) and where he/she does not (e.g. in arms manufacturers).
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While the tendency to act unethically on behalf of others exists, the good news is that you can act to prevent such outcomes.
On both matters, Americans following the story very closely are more likely to think Trump either acted illegally or did nothing wrong, with relatively few saying he acted unethically but not illegally.
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Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee once again slammed the nuclear deal signed between Iran and world powers on July 14 - this time accusing President Barack Obama of acting unethically.
"Over the past few years I've noticed a significant increase in the complaints by Florida Bar members and the public in being contacted unethically and illegally," Coleman said when the committee was created in October.
One charge was that she had provided nursing services to the couple between October 2006 and April 2010 and inappropriately and/or unethically accepted a substantial bequest from each of their wills.
If an auditor is acting unethically or in a manner that is unbecoming, it is incumbent on the client to replace the auditor.
Unfortunately, there are unscrupulous businesses that seek to profit by skirting laws and operating unethically.
CGMA research last year also highlighted that one in three finance professionals around the world has faced pressure to act unethically.
Ian Johnston, Chief Executive of the DFSA said, "People who act unethically cannot avoid the DFSA's scrutiny by leaving the jurisdiction or failing to communicate with the regulator.
Commenting on the ban, CEO Ian Johnston said: "People who act unethically cannot avoid the DFSA's scrutiny by leaving the jurisdiction or failing to communicate with the regulator.
"Just as we don't determine a restaurant's quality based on a menu, let's not determine a program's quality on syllabi, ethically or unethically obtained.