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Ethical Considerations in the Public Sector

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June 16, 2021
1:00 pm ET (12 pm CT, 11 am MT, 10 am PT)
1 hour 30 minutes
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Benefits From Having Established Ethics Rules in Public Agencies
Critical Elements for an Effective Government Ethics Program
  • Scope of Coverage
Common Rules Included in Standards of Conduct for Public Servants
  • Prohibition Against Private Gain
  • Limits on Interest in Public Contracts
  • Acceptance or Solicitation of Gifts
  • Accepting or Seeking Employment From Regulated Entities
  • Limits on Appearing Before Agency in Representative Capacity
  • Improper Use of Confidential Information
  • Limitations on Voting
  • Differentiation Among Categories of Public Servants (Elected, Appointed, Employed, Full-Time, Part-Time, Duty-Specific)
Financial Disclosure Requirements
  • Scope of Application
  • Typical Information Revealed
  • Privacy Concerns
Regulation of Legislative Lobbying
  • Definition of Lobbying Subject to Regulation
  • Registration Procedures
  • Revolving Door Limitations
  • Reporting of Lobbyist Expenses
  • Training Requirements
Advice and Guidance Function
  • Advantages of Formal, Precedential Opinions
  • Limitations on Staff Guidance
  • Appropriate Approach to Anonymity
Enforcement of Ethical Rules and Standards
  • Complaint Procedures
  • Investigative Process
  • Identifying Meritorious Complaints
  • Due Process Considerations
  • Statutes of Limitations
  • Penalties


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