Thursday, October 21st, 2010
Indirect benefits are one of the most problematic issues in government
ethics. Usually, indirect benefits relate to an official's
relationships, that is, where the official receives not a direct
financial benefit, but satisfaction or an indirect benefit from a financial benefit
going instead to a relative, employer, customer, or substantial political
But there are other indirect benefits, for example, benefits that go
not to a business that employs the official or his...