Hikvision RSM Professional Misconduct

Author: IPVM Team, Published on Mar 19, 2018

A Hikvision RSM engaged in professional misconduct of a US State's licensing law, involving continuing education held at an ADI branch.

In this note, we examine the misconduct, share the legal file, explain the issues involved and the unsuccessful defense offered.

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