Description: Just as in the week before, it is a bit of a challenge to find a business story that wasn’t about the corona virus. This one may catch your attention though: France has fined Apple and two wholesalers over $1.2 billion for anti-competitive behaviour. Perhaps not too suprisingly, Apple disagrees with the decision and the company intends to appeal.
Date: March 16, 2020
1) In the midst of all the COVID-19 talk this past week, has any other business story caught your attention?
2) What do you see as the key ethical issues in this story?
3) On page 6 of Wiley’s Financial Accounting : Tools for Business Decision-Making is a brief section on “Ethics and Accounting.” Do you think any part of this story about Apple and the two wholesalers would raise ethical issues for accountants inside the organizations?