Bribery and Price-Fixing at Glencore


Global mining and trading giant Glencore PLC pled guilty in May in response to a host of bribery and corruption charges that accused the company of years’-long market manipulation. This case asks students to identify Glencore’s ethical transgressions as they review the charges against it and to discuss the company’s revised ethics and compliance program and its efforts to clean up the company’s practices and reputation.

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