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Alternative procedures

In each of the following situations discuss if the instance raises a red flag. Thanks for getting me started!

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1. The CEO says that you will not be able to review the minutes of the board of directors because they contain trade secrets and formulas. Are there any alternative procedures that can be used so you can comply with this request?

2. The CEO says that you will not be able to review the part of the minutes of the board of directors because that section contains trade secrets and formulas. Are there any alternative procedures that can be used so you can comply with this request?

3. The CEO says that you are not to talk to any employee unless cleared by a company officer. Is this a reasonable request?

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1) As long as the information that is either a trade secret or formula is blacked out or deleted out, the minutes can still be reviewed without raising a red flag. The minutes can usually be reviewed and this is a special circumstance ...

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Are there any alternative procedures that can be used so you can comply with this request?

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