Trust Digest 155 (September 6, 2016)

Hillary Clinton Gets Gored
Americans of a certain age who follow politics and policy closely still have vivid memories of the 2000 election — bad memories, and not just because the man who lost the popular vote somehow ended up in office. For the campaign leading up to that end game was nightmarish too.  
Key Words: Hillary Clinton, Presidential election  
Trust Issues: Communications, Honesty  


EpiPen Maker Mylan Ties Executive Pay to Aggressive Profit Targets  
The drugmaker at the center of a firestorm over hefty price increases on the lifesaving EpiPen put a special incentive plan in place more than two years ago that rewards executives if they hit aggressive profit targets. 
Key Words: Mylan, EpiPen, executive pay  
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Integrity, Benevolent Concern 


Insurers Move to Limit Options in Health-Care Exchange Plans 
Under intense pressure to curb costs that have led to losses on the Affordable Care Act exchanges, insurers are accelerating their move toward plans that offer limited choices of doctors and hospitals.
Key Words: Affordable Care Act, insurers  
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Capability 


ITT Technical Institute to Close After Government Cuts Off New Funding  
ITT Technical Institute is facing accusations from its accreditor of chronic mismanagement of its finances and using questionable recruiting tactics.  
Key Words: ITT Technical Institute, for-profit college  
Trust Issues: Conflict of Interests, Honesty, Integrity 


Fox Settles Sexual-Harassment Suit With Former Host Gretchen Carlson  
21st Century Fox Inc. has settled a lawsuit with former anchor Gretchen Carlson, whose allegations that former Fox News chief Roger Ailes sexually harassed her led to his exit from the company.  
Key Words: Fox News, Roger Ailes, Gretchen Carlson, sexual-harassment suit  
Trust Issues: Power, Adjustment  


Ex-Stanford swimmer registers as sex offender in Ohio after assault  
Former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner has registered as a sex offender in his home state of Ohio, following his conviction for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman in 2015 and public outrage over his six-month jail sentence. 
Key Words: Stanford University, Brock Turner  
Trust Issues: Risk Tolerance, Adjustment, Transparency  


‘Gaps of Trust’ With Russia Bar a Syrian Truce, Obama Says    
The Obama administration’s latest effort to broker a cease-fire in Syria’s civil war fell short on Monday, after a 90-minute meeting between President Obama and President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia failed to resolve problems between them. 
Key Words: Syria, Putin, Obama  
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Conflict of Interests, Power   


Rodrigo Duterte’s Anti-American Outburst Complicates U.S. Goals    
An anti-American rant by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, which he later recanted, cast a shadow on Washington’s bid to bolster ties with Asian allies such as Manila to help offset China’s growing might.  
Key Words: Philippines, President Duterte, President Obama  
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Conflict of Interests, Power  


VimpelCom Russia CEO Resigns Amid Bribery Investigation    
Top telecommunications company VimpelCom Ltd. said in a statement Monday that it accepted the resignation of its Russian unit’s chief executive with immediate effect. 
Key Words: Russia, VimpleCom  
Trust Issues: Integrity, Risk Tolerance, Security


CEO of Brazil’s JBS Suspended From All Management Posts by Court Order    
Brazil police questions Wesley Batista as part of a probe of alleged fraud at some of Brazil’s biggest pension funds. 
Key Words: Brazil, Wesley Batista, suspension  
Trust Issues: Adjustment, Capability, Risk Tolerance


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