Wal-Mart

  • Wal-Mart lawyers highlight 5 countries with highest bribery risk

    A day after Wal-Mart Stores Inc. received more bad news that New York City’s pension funds are targeting it in a lawsuit, the company added a positive spin to the bribery debacle.

  • New York City files suit against Wal-Mart over bribery scandal

    Months after the New York Times broke the story that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may have covered up rampant violations to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act within its Mexican subsidiary, the retail giant is still dealing with the mess.

  • 8 notable GCs in the news

    Tracking some of the most-significant quotes from general counsel in the mainstream media

  • Siemens’ GC talks to NPR about bribery

    While Wal-Mart Stores Inc. made big headlines last week when it came to light that executives at its Mexican subsidiary, Wal-Mart de Mexico, may have engaged in rampant bribery, the big-box retailer was far from the first large company to be thrown into the middle of this type of scandal....

  • Wal-Mart scrambles to address FCPA violation accusation

    After news broke over the weekend the Wal-Mart Stores Inc. may have participated in covering up rampant violations to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) within its Mexican subsidiary, Wal-Mart de Mexico, the company has been taking steps to right the wrong.

  • Wal-Mart may have covered up bribery in Mexico

    It’s bad enough that Wal-Mart de Mexico allegedly engaged in criminal activity to expedite its expansion throughout the country south of the border by paying bribes to Mexican officials, but when those allegations came to light at its parent company, Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer, swept it under the rug.

  • Wal-Mart to conduct internal FCPA probe

    Perhaps the late Bon Scott may have been the ideal FCPA investigator, as no single man probably ever knew more about dirty deeds and their related costs. Alas, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will have to do without his help.

  • Women in Wal-Mart sex-bias case amend lawsuit

    Although the Supreme Court tossed out their national class action lawsuit four months ago, the women pursuing discrimination claims against Wal-Mart filed a reformulated lawsuit Thursday.

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