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    Ohio Ethics Commission announces the top five categories for investigations in 2021

    In its 2021 Annual Report, the Ohio Ethics Commission provides statistics and lists on several of the Commission’s activities for the year including a breakdown of the top five categories for investigations last year.

    The top five investigation categories are:

    • Outside business / employment violations
    • Hiring or supervising family members
    • Securing things of value
    • Giving or receiving gifts / prizes / donations
    • Land use / property

    Make sure to review your internal policies and procedures to ensure you’re handling these common situations appropriately. If you have any questions regarding Ohio’s ethics laws, please feel free to contact us for guidance.

    This is for informational purposes only. It is not intended to be legal advice and does not create or imply an attorney-client relationship.

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