Tongues Wag Over Wal-Mart's Choice Of Greenberg Traurig

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 8:51 PM EDT) -- As Wal-Mart Stores Inc. grapples with allegations of rampant bribery at its Mexican subsidiary, the company has turned to Greenberg Traurig LLP to probe its compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act — but the hiring of a firm not known as a white collar powerhouse has raised some eyebrows.

Over the weekend, the retail giant revealed that since March 2011 Greenberg and the audit firm KPMG LLP had been helping to conduct a global anti-corruption review for the company. The announcement came on the heels...
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