Daily Corruption News: 1 June 2012

Posted 1 June 2012

Today's top story

Global: At annual meeting, Walmart to confront shareholder unrest
The New York Times

As Wal-Mart celebrates its 50th anniversary at its annual shareholders’ meeting on Friday, the company is expected to face some of the staunchest opposition in years to the continued tenure of several board members and its chief executive, as well as some corporate policies.



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Global: Adidas’ Reebok business in India faces fraud investigation
Bloomberg

Egypt: Egypt bank defends graft-charge executives
Financial Times

Estonia: European anti-corruption watchdog eyes Estonia
AFP (TI mention)

UK: Stephen Lawrence: Theresa May orders review into police corruption claims
The Guardian

US: Abacus bank accused of fraud
The Wall Street Journal



Multimedia of the week

Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi to 'eradicate corruption in Burma'
BBC



Blogs and opinion

Philippines: Hard graft
The Economist



News from Transparency International

Call for nominations: Corruption fighters wanted
Upcoming event: How corrupt is Europe? New report on 6 June





Country / Territory - United States   
Region - Americas   
Topic - Private sector   

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