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Entries in Samsung (8)

Monday
Apr172017

Rahul Rose on the SFO: What's really behind Unaoil's failed judicial review?  

On March 29, two senior UK judges dismissed an attempt by Unaoil to challenge an SFO investigation into allegations that the company paid bribes around the world. It is the latest in a fast-growing list of failed judicial reviews against the SFO brought on shaky legal grounds.

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Monday
Apr172017

Former South Korea president charged with bribery

Former South Korea President Park Geun-Hye was formally charged with bribery Monday, a month after being removed from office.

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Friday
Feb172017

Samsung heir arrested for bribery

Lee Jae-yong, the vice chairman of Samsung Group, was arrested and jailed Friday in Seoul on bribery charges.

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Monday
Jan232017

Sungyong Kang: Can Korea ever clean up the Chaebol Republic?

In the midst of Korea's influence-peddling scandal involving President Park, her close associates, and chaebols (family run conglomerates such as Samsung and Hyundai), the country enacted a new anti-corruption law criminalizing graft and solicitation without the need to prove the bribe payer expected anything in return.

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Tuesday
Dec202016

Sungyong Kang: South Korea impeachment puts new anti-graft law in the spotlight

The Korean National Assembly agreed this month to impeach President Park Geun-hye based on the influence-peddling scandal of her confidante, Soon-sil Choi.

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Monday
Sep092013

China to Fortune 500: Confess, you'll feel better

Representatives of over 30 firms were gathered in a small Beijing hotel last month to receive a stern message from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) division chief, Xu Xinyu.

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Monday
Jul152013

Three lessons from Wal-Mart's India adventure

Image courtesy of Bharti WalmartDespite Wal-Mart’s alleged misbehavior elsewhere, the company deserves a little sympathy for its ongoing troubles in India. Wal-Mart has fought the good fight against an administration in New Delhi that has spent decades stonewalling foreign retailers.

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Tuesday
Jan152013

Foxconn launches internal bribery probe

Taiwan-based contract manufacturer Foxconn Technology Group has disclosed it is investigating allegations of bribery within its supply chain.

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