Daily Corruption News: 23 April 2012

Filed under - Private sector

Posted 23 April 2012

Today's top story

Global: Vast Mexico bribery case hushed up by Wal-Mart after top-level struggle
International Herald Tribue


In September 2005, a senior Wal-Mart lawyer received an alarming e-mail from a former executive at the company’s largest foreign subsidiary, Wal-Mart de Mexico. In the e-mail and follow-up conversations, the former executive described how Wal-Mart de Mexico had orchestrated a campaign of bribery to win market dominance.

More news

Global: U.S. lawmakers submit updated Magnitsky Bill
The Moscow Times

Bangladesh: Lawmen failing to function
The Daily Star (TI mention)

Czech Republic: Czechs protest new austerity measures
International Herald Tribune

Georgia: Why do many Georgians give their property to the state?
Democracy and Freedom Watch (TI mention)

Ireland
: Far-reaching whistleblower laws needed, says watchdog
The Irish Times (TI mention)

USA: Corruption case shines Light on NYPD
Associated Press

Blogs and opinion

Global: International stolen asset recovery as a development issue. A World Bank president's legacy?
Huffington Post

Brazil: Brazil's great opening?
Al Jazeera

China: China's leaders are cracking down on Bo Xilai and his Chongqing model
The Guardian

News from Transparency International

On the blog: If you don't know how to fix it, please stop breaking it

Web feature: Standing still? What the world's biggest economies are doing about corruption



Country / Territory - Bangladesh   |   Brazil   |   China   |   Czech Republic   |   Georgia   |   Ireland   |   Mexico   |   United States   
Region - Americas   |   Asia Pacific   |   Europe and Central Asia   
Topic - Asset recovery   |   Law enforcement   |   Politics and government   |   Private sector   
Tags - Wal-Mart   

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