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  • 'Bribe is always a bribe' in GSK allegations     Monday, 22 Jul 2013 | 11:35 AM ET

    Jonathan Russell, senior associate at Alaco, questions if GSK's action against bribery is being seen on the ground.

  • GlaxoSmithKline expected to talk about China probe Sunday, 21 Jul 2013 | 4:17 PM ET
    GlaxoSmithKline Shanghai headquarters

    GlaxoSmithKline CEO Andrew Witty will detail this week what action the drugmaker is taking in response to allegations of bribery against it in China, sources said.

  • China detained and questioned an executive of GlaxoSmithKline, amid an ongoing bribery investigation, reports CNBC's Eunice Yoon.

  • Is China 'unfairly targeting' multinationals?     Wednesday, 17 Jul 2013 | 4:20 AM ET

    Willy Lam, professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, says the GSK corruption claim in China appears to be part of a large well-orchestrated campaign against multinationals

  • Wal-Mart Sweetens Board Pay for Bribery Probe Work Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 11:18 AM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores said that members of its board's audit committee were paid more due to extra work they had to take on to handle an ongoing investigation into alleged bribery.

  • Insider Trading & Bribery     Monday, 22 Apr 2013 | 7:25 PM ET

    The SEC charged Mark Begelman with insider trading, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • The Sands Corp. sign in Las Vegas, Nevada.

    Las Vegas Sands said it "likely" violated the federal Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which outlaws the bribery of foreign officials, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Friday.

  • Silvio Berlusconi

    Former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi is under investigation on suspicion of bribing a senator to change sides in parliament, deepening the legal troubles of one of the key players in the country's post-election deadlock.

  • Italy's Finmeccanica Delays Results Over India Probe Friday, 22 Feb 2013 | 1:53 AM ET

    Italian defence group Finmeccanica has delayed publication of its 2012 results after a bribery probe connected with the sale of 12 helicopters to Indian authorities, it said on Thursday.

  • Spanish PM Publishes Tax Returns Amid Scandal Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 | 4:55 AM ET
    Mariano Rajoy, Prime Minister of Spain.

    Spain's prime minister published his tax returns on Saturday in a bid to quell reports he and other conservative politicians received secret cash payments but the opposition said many questions remain unanswered.

  • Wal-Mart CEO Told of Bribery Claims in '05: Congressmen Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 2:40 PM ET
    A van covered by a mural sits parked outside a Walt-Mart Super Center in Mexico City, Saturday, April 21, 2012.  Wal-Mart Stores Inc. hushed up a vast bribery campaign that top executives of its Mexican subsidiary carried out to build stores across Mexico, according to a published report by the New York Times. Wal-Mart is Mexico's largest private employer. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

    U.S. lawmakers on Thursday released documents they said showed Wal-Mart Stores' CEO was informed in 2005 of Mexico bribery allegations.

  • Walmex Documents Highlighted     Thursday, 10 Jan 2013 | 11:32 AM ET

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports more documents related to the Wal-Mart-Mexican bribery allegations have surfaced.

  • CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports U.S. lawmakers are saying Wal-Mart's CEO know of the Mexican bribery allegations back in 2005.

  • New Details In Wal-Mart Bribery Scandal     Tuesday, 18 Dec 2012 | 4:36 PM ET

    A New York Times article on the Wal-Mart bribery scandal alleges a pervasive pattern of bribery during the construction of 19 different stores in Mexico, reports CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Nelson Lichtenstein, Center for the Study of Work, Labor & Democracy, and Ken Langone, Invemed Associates chairman, discuss.

  • Rolls-Royce Could Face Prosecution in Bribery Probe Thursday, 6 Dec 2012 | 4:42 AM ET

    Aerospace and defense group Rolls-Royce said it was in talks with Britain's Serious Fraud Office over potential corruption involving its intermediaries overseas.

  • Wal-Mart Expands Foreign Bribery Investigation Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 1:44 PM ET

    Wal-Mart disclosed on Thursday that it has expanded an internal investigation into bribery accusations in Mexico to Brazil, China and India, the New York Times reports.

  • Wal-Mart Workers Announce Strike     Thursday, 15 Nov 2012 | 1:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Courtney Reagan reports on a strike Wal-Mart employees are planning for Black Friday, and that the company is saying "investigations regarding allegations of potential FCPA violations have been commenced in a number of foreign markets."

  • Breaking News: New FCPA Guidelines     Wednesday, 14 Nov 2012 | 10:01 AM ET

    CNBC's Scott Cohn reports the Obama administration is sending signals it is widening its bribery crackdown.

  • Is the Government a 'Gangsta's Paradise'?     Tuesday, 19 Jun 2012 | 7:55 PM ET

    Former Minnesota Governor Jesse Ventura explains why he thinks U.S. politics and the government has become its own 'gangsta's paradise.'

  • Walmart

    In Los Angeles, a Wal-Mart building permit is getting a once-over. In New York, the City Council is investigating a possible land deal with the retailer’s developer in Brooklyn. A state senator in California is pushing for a formal audit of a proposed Wal-Mart in San Diego. And in Boston and its suburbs, residents are pressuring politicians to disclose whether they have received contributions from the company, the  New York Times reports.