Wal-Mart Pushes Court To Protect Bribe Investigators' Notes

Law360, New York (May 23, 2017, 7:45 PM EDT) -- Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has asked an Arkansas federal judge to halt investors' efforts to question two of its investigators who looked into rampant bribery in its Mexican unit, saying it would seek an emergency intervention by the Eighth Circuit to keep their privileged reports under wraps.

The retailer urged U.S. District Judge Susan Hickey in briefs filed Friday and Monday to reverse her decision from earlier this month that gave the green light for a class of shareholders led by retirement fund City of Pontiac General Employees' Retirement System to depose and gather documents from Ronald Halter, a former FBI investigator...

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