Wal-Mart's Worldwide Anti-Corruption Policies Under Review

Law360, New York (June 12, 2012, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has had outside attorneys conduct a worldwide assessment of its anti-corruption policies following reports of bribery in its Mexico division, according to a letter congressional Democrats sent Tuesday to the company.

Reps. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Henry Waxman, D-Calif., said in the letter that the outside attorneys briefed their staffs in May, and reported they had originally been hired to look at anti-corruption policies and operations in Mexico, China and Brazil. After they completed that, they recommended to Wal-Mart that India and South...
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