What makes us comply with the rules? Behavioural economics holds some clues for how to enforce coronavirus measures.
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Many people are unaware of their rights and options if they receive a penalty notice, especially if they think they’ve done nothing wrong.
A cyclist not wearing a helmet can expect to attract the attention of NSW Police – and not always just for that offence.
Bike helmet laws are meant to be about safety. But the hefty penalties and huge number of fines are causing resentment – made worse by some police abusing the law to stop, question and search riders.
How much does your city make from traffic tickets and other fines?
A study looked at fines in 93 California cities. Cities with more black residents and more disproportionately white police forces tended to rely the most on fines.
Mark Zuckerberg has been meeting with lawmakers in Washington, DC.
Mark Zuckerberg’s recent meetings with US lawmakers suggests his company is worried about the growing number of investigations, regulations and fines it faces.
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The response to British Airways’ data breach could help set new social norms for what is acceptable.
Japanese car part manufacturing company Yazaki was fined A$9.5 million for cartel conduct. But now the ACCC wants to increase this.
The level of corporate fines for anti-competitive conduct in Australia is woefully below international benchmarks.
Get ready to wow them…
While some companies get fined £18m, others have learned to “wow” the punters when things go wrong.
Why is the City keeping its suffering under wraps?
The major international banks are being lumbered with more and higher fines as the fallout from the financial crisis continues. Our research as part of the Conduct Costs Project at the CCP Research Foundation…