GISF: What happens with conflicts of interest?

The attorney must also be aware of conflict of interest issues and must do a conflicts check if one or one is either providing legal services to your organization or reviewing confidential file information to assist with referral of organizations files, one purpose of corporate governance is to implement a checks and balances system that minimizes conflicts of interest, singularly, information conflicts arise when people have different or insufficient information, or disagree over what data is relevant.


GISF offers principles to inform the design of policies to identify, limit, and manage conflicts of interest without damaging constructive collaboration with industry, a financial conflict of interest related to research exists when a financial interest – or other opportunity for personal financial gain – is likely to compromise or influence — or appear to compromise or influence — the objective design, conduct, reporting, or direct administration of research. In particular, what drives the emotional response to conflict is often a difference in priorities, values, position, and personal style.

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