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Jul 11, 2008 Olympic Sponsors to Benefit Under a Tougher Stance in China (Advertising)

QUOTE: The restrictions are meant to clamp down on so-called ambush marketers, which are companies that are not official sponsors but hope to gain some halo effect from the Games. One advertiser that is likely to suffer the most is Nike, which has broad marketing ambitions in China but no qualifying sponsorship deal. Ambush marketing has long been a flashpoint at the Olympics. Sponsors pay upward of $65 million for the right to affiliate their brand with the Olympics, and they do not want their advertisements eclipsed by nonpaying competitors. The job of policing the marketing landscape is generally left to the host country, the International Olympic Committee and national organizing committees.

New York Times
Apr 12, 2006 3 Accused of Running Big Insider-Trading Scheme

QUOTE: According to a 24-page complaint unsealed Tuesday, Merrill Lynch investment banking analyst Stanislav Shpigelman, 23, passed information about six pending mergers to Pajcin, a former Goldman employee, and Goldman associate Eugene Plotkin, 26, who then traded on the information and tipped others who kicked back part of their trading profit.

Washington Post
Aug 19, 2005 Eight more charged in Reebok case

QUOTE: ...nine defendants made more than $6 million in illegal profits after placing suspicious stock and options trades based on inside information in advance of the Aug. 3 announcement of Adidas' all-cash purchase of Reebok.

Jul 23, 2005 Workers Rights Group Says NFL, NBA Jerseys Are Manufactured in Sweatshop

QUOTE: NBA and NFL jerseys are being manufactured in a Honduran factory where workers who earn 19 cents per garment in sweatshop conditions are producing $75 jerseys...

Washington Post
Apr 04, 2003 Latin Sweatshops Pressed by U.S. Campus Power

QUOTE: The BJ&B factory, which employs about 1,600 people, was the focus of the first campaigns on American campuses against sweatshop labor that grew out of the protests against globalization in the 1990's.

New York Times