February 1976
New Republic;2/28/76, Vol. 174 Issue 9, p5
The article focuses on the increase in bribery among multinational corporations. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission inquiry into the bribing system by the Gulf Oil corporation is detailed. Results from a survey on bribery by the Conference Board, an independent research group, are given. The problems associated with the operations of multinational companies and the amendment to the Arms Export Control Act of the year 1975 are discussed.


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