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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Wal-Mart India middlemen fired, demand payment

Agents for Wal-Mart’s joint venture in India who ‘procured numerous licenses’ from the government threatened legal action after they were fired and not paid money they say they’re owed.

Friday’s Economic Times said the ‘so-called consultants, including middlemen in government offices and small time legal firms,’ are claiming around $250,000.… Continue Reading

Wal-Mart’s lobbying triggers India investigation

Wal-Mart’s disclosure in the U.S. that it spent $25 million lobbying American lawmakers for help gaining access to foreign markets has triggered demands from Indian politicians for a government investigation.

Lobbying is considered illegal in India and is often equated with bribery.… Continue Reading

Wal-Mart suspends India CFO

Wal-Mart’s India joint venture suspended its chief financial officer and others during a growing global bribery investigation.

Earlier this month, Wal-Mart said its FCPA investigation that started in Mexico had expanded at least to Brazil, China, and India.… Continue Reading