Chamber Of Commerce Members Flouted FCPA, Report Says

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 5:22 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has lobbied in recent years to weaken the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act even as it has maintained close ties to Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and several other companies implicated in bribery scandals, a congressional probe revealed Tuesday.

U.S. House of Representatives lawmakers Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Henry Waxman, D-Calif., sent a public letter to the Chamber seeking more information about the membership and lobbying activities of its legal reform group, the Institute for Legal Reform. The request came after a review of...
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