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AB InBev agrees to pay $6m to settle SEC charges

By Rachel Arthur

Anheuser-Busch InBev has agreed to pay $6m to settle charges that it 'violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA); and chilled a whistleblower who reported the misconduct', according to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 

Diageo's global brands include Smirnoff, Guinness and Johnnie Walker

Diageo faces US probe on sales figures

By Rachel Arthur

Diageo says it is ‘working to respond fully’ to a US inquiry on its distribution in the country, reportedly over allegations that it has been shipping excess inventory to distributors in order to boost sales figures. 

Coke admits Atlanta city may seek wastewater damages

Coke admits Atlanta city may seek wastewater damages

By Ben BOUCKLEY

The Coca-Cola Company revealed yesterday that City of Atlanta regulatory authorities may seek monetary or other sanctions against it due to potential inaccuracies in wastewater reports submitted by its Atlanta syrup plant.

Alcan's offer accepted

Alcan's offer accepted

Alcan has announced that the provisional results of its offer for
French packaging group Pechiney, as disclosed by the French stock
market authority AMF, indicate that Alcan has secured 92.21 per
cent of Pechiney's total share...