BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Wal-Mart Stores is investigating potential corruption in its overseas practices, the company here said. In a quarterly report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission this week, Wal-Mart said it began an internal investigation “into whether certain matters, including permitting, licensing and inspections, were in compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act,” and that it had already taken unspecified remedial measures in relation ...
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