Japan’s First Ever Plea Bargain Reached in Thailand Bribery Case

          A Japanese firm agreed to a plea deal after allegedly bribing public officials in Thailand, in what is the country's first ever plea bargain since introducing the new system last month. Japanese government investigators alleged that Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS) violated the Unfair Competition Prevention Law by bribing foreign officials. Although MHPS struck a plea deal with the government, they did not admit any wrongdoing … [Read more...]