Is BAE Systems Too Big To Fail?

Law360, New York (December 16, 2009, 4:53 PM EST) -- It has often been said that truth is stranger than fiction. It is also true that the drama accompanying most international bribery investigations would provide a plot more interesting than some of the recycled storylines cobbled together by Hollywood screenwriters.

International bribery matters have all the elements of a blockbuster drama: powerful corporate interests working through shadowy emissaries to secure a lucrative contract.

The ongoing investigation into improper payments allegedly made by BAE Systems, Britain’s largest defense contractor, has more than its share of interesting plots...
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