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At the end of each Reading or Case,there will be a section titled“Questions”.Provide responses to the questions listed.Responses for reach question should be well-developed.Some questions require...

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At the end of each Reading or Case,there will be a section titled“Questions”.Provide responses to the questions listed.Responses for reach question should be well-developed.Some questions require longer answers than others.Please provide at least one sentence(not a one-word answer)to more basic questions.For more complex questions,think in terms of a well-organized paragraph as a good rule of thumb.My main concern is your analysis presented and the application of what you have learned from the reading to those situations,and not so much the volume of writing in response.Think through the situations and share your thoughts.Feel free to share any questions you have via email.When evaluating each question/scenario,please consider who is impacted by the decision,what are the costs/benefits of the decision for each of those people impacted,and how the decision may align with your personal values.

  • Thinking Critically7.1 Questionable Motives (Questions XXXXXXXXXXprint text pp XXXXXXXXXX;etextat the very end of Chapter 7)
  • Thinking Critically7.3 The Olivieri Case (Questions XXXXXXXXXXprint text pp XXXXXXXXXX;etextat the very end of Chapter 7)

Please submit your response in a paper format (title page, content, and Reference page, double-spaced, size 12 Times New Roman font).


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Jose answered on Aug 03 2021
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7.1 Case Study -1
1.0 Birkenfeld is adamant that his prison sentence is unfair when compared to the fact that no one else (Olenicoff, UBS bankers) went to jail. Does he have a point?
We know the fact that if someone is helping the government for protecting the interest of the society and government, we have to help them or we have to treat them differently. While analysing the case of Birkenfeld we can understand that prison sentence was unfair, from the case study it is clear that Birkenfeld helped the government for getting more income as tax and Birkenfeld also helped the government for catching the fraudulent bankers and other related parties. 
2.0 Why did UBS elect to settle with the U.S. government?
The company does not want to lose its access to a large market. We know the fact that for every company their main objective to gain maximum income from the profitable market (Burke et al 2019). The company also wants to remain as a global banking institution and they do not want to lose its reputation and customers.
3.0 Given that there was an immunity agreement in place, what did the Justice Department gain from prosecuting Birkenfeld?
The only reason Birkenfeld was prosecuted was that he withheld the information about Igor Olenicoff. It was said that if he had turned in Olenicoff, Birkenfeld would not have been prosecuted. 
By prosecuting Birkenfeld the Justice Department understood the various facts and information about Igor Olenicoff (Californian based real estate billionaire)....
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