The prominent case is likely to lead to more disclosures, said Paul Pelletier, a former Justice Department prosecutor who worked on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations.
“The impact could be huge,” Mr. Pelletier said. “Wal-Mart’s having lost billions in market capitalization over these last few days is going to make companies in close cases more likely to err on the side of promptly self-reporting” when they uncover evidence of possible overseas bribery….
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