All Uber articles

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    Uber, Lyft among companies trying to stymie California employment bill

    2019-09-11T20:48:00Z

    As legislation that would classify many freelance workers as employees instead of contractors nears passage in California, a few companies that would be most impacted are trying to preserve the gig economy.

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    Uber discloses its bribery and corruption risk

    2019-04-15T17:38:00Z

    In its first-ever filing with the SEC, ride-sharing company Uber discussed its bribery and corruption risks, including an ongoing investigation by the Department of Justice into potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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    Why HR compliance is critical to creating trust

    2018-07-16T18:30:00Z

    The recent departure of Uber’s head of human resources suggests the company’s new speak-up cultural might not be all it’s cracked up to be.

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    Uber promises to ‘move forward,’ but still doesn’t have CCO

    2018-05-14T12:45:00Z

    Uber launched a new ad campaign in which it vows to “move forward” and “always do the right thing,” but the company still does not have a chief compliance officer (CCO) to make sure it delivers on that message.

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    Regulators skeptical of Uber’s work to fix breach processes

    2017-12-18T13:30:00Z

    A look at the trials and tribulations of taxi-app company Uber: data breaches it tried to keep hidden, how they were exposed, what Uber is doing to fix operations.

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    Unsealed letter: Uber engaged in fraud, theft, espionage, more

    2017-12-17T16:30:00Z

    Uber’s former manager of global intelligence, Richard Jacobs, claims to have observed a laundry list of illegal activities at Uber, including fraud, theft, espionage, and more.

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    Uber seriously needs some compliance

    2017-12-05T07:15:00Z

    After all of the misfirings at Uber this year, the company needs to appoint a chief compliance officer, who reports directly to the CEO, and works to change the values while putting in the infrastructure to support the backbone of a best practices compliance program. Sooner, rather than later.

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    For Uber: what else? Not: where else?

    2017-11-26T13:15:00Z

    Another Uber reveal, this time the fact that the company make a $100K payment to hackers who broke and stole confidential data of some 57 million Uber customers and drivers, leaves many wondering what else the transportation company has kept in the dark.

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    Culture, compliance, and the board

    2017-10-24T12:30:00Z

    Companies need to beware of two debilitating types of corporate culture, according to Uber board member Arianna Huffington, “the cult of the top performer” and “the culture of burnout and stress.”

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    Has Uber turned a page?

    2017-10-03T10:45:00Z

    Uber may finally be changing its tune and, this time, in a very public way, writes The Man From the FCPA.

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    Uber works on its leadership and teamwork

    2017-09-17T18:15:00Z

    Uber is taking steps to clean up its act. The company has hired Frances Frei as head of leadership and as the unofficial cheerleader for the company, whe will be teaching management skills at all levels and how to work as a team and lead an effort on business strategy. ...

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    Mnuchin, KPMG, and RPMs

    2017-09-15T10:45:00Z

    In case you missed it this week, the Mnuchins are wishing the internet could forget a few things, KPMG might be the latest victim of the #GuptaCurse, and in the wake of devastating hurricane action to hit the southwest, companies are showing just how unprepared they really were. And Uber. ...

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    Uber and “Hell”

    2017-09-10T16:30:00Z

    The hits keep coming to beleaguered transportation firm Uber; reports have surfaced that an internal company program called “Hell” utilized software that allowed it to illegally interfere with Lyft, an Uber competitor.

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    SeaWorld, Mueller, and Congress

    2017-09-01T10:00:00Z

    In case you missed it this week, Mueller sidles up to a new lawyer involved in Paul Manafort's probe, politicians are eyeing a particular bribery-related trial, and SeaWorld get's a criminal investigation

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    Will Uber change its toxic culture?

    2017-08-28T14:30:00Z

    The Man From FCPA explores what the future has in store for Uber Technologies under new chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi.

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    Coinbase, Nawaz Sharif, and Uber (again)

    2017-08-11T09:30:00Z

    In case you missed it this week, Uber's former CEO is going to have a hard time paving his way back to his old job, former PM Nawaz Sharif is under fire for lying about his income, and Coinbase reaches unicorn status.

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    The power of social media

    2017-06-26T12:15:00Z

    Last week saw the resignation of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, and it all began with a blog post.

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    CEOs and win at all costs—where does it lead?

    2017-04-24T15:30:00Z

    A look at the corrupt conduct of Uber Chief Executive Travis Kalanick and the lengths some executives will go to in support of a win-at-all-costs culture.

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    Uber and corporate culture

    2017-03-06T17:00:00Z

    Does a company have to behave ethically to succeed? Perhaps not, as the recent ethical failures of Uber suggest. The company could be in hot water over its Greyball program, designed to thwart sting operations intended to catch Uber violating any taxi terms of services regulations.