David Barstow and Alejandra Xanic von Bertrab of the New York Times were awarded the Pulitzer Prize Monday for their investigation of Wal-Mart’s alleged bribery in Mexico and the cover up that followed.… Continue Reading
Chinese government censors blocked the New York Times website Friday after it published a blockbuster story detailing the massive wealth accumulated by the family of Prime Minister Wen Jiabao.
The Times said a review of corporate and regulatory records indicate the prime minister’s relatives control assets of at least $2.7… Continue Reading
The blogs spoke loudly in an article by Leslie Wayne in the New York Times that recently highlighted FCPA enforcement against foreign companies.
Taking a page from our top ten list, Wayne said:
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The companies that have reached the biggest settlements under the law, known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, include Siemens, the German engineering giant; Daimler, the maker of Mercedes-Benz vehicles; Alcatel-Lucent, the French telecommunications company; and the JGC Corporation, a Japanese consulting company.
One of the most glaring, if unremarked, oddities concerning China nowadays is how perceptions of its leaders diverge depending on the observer. In the eyes of the Chinese public, government officials are venal, incompetent, and interested solely in getting lucrative appointments.… Continue Reading