Wall Street Journal Publisher Denies FCPA Claims

Law360, New York (March 18, 2013, 3:38 PM EDT) -- The Wall Street Journal publisher Dow Jones & Co. on Monday denied allegations that newspaper employees violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act by bribing Chinese officials in exchange for information, saying an outside review found no evidence of wrongdoing.

The Journal reported Sunday that the U.S. Department of Justice opened a bribery investigation last year after a whistleblower told prosecutors that one or more employees in the newspaper’s Chinese bureau had offered gifts to government officials in exchange for information. The gifts allegedly included “lavish entertainment...
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