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World’s biggest advertising group WPP handed multi-million dollar fine for anti-corruption failings

By Dan Byrne for AMLi

The world’s largest advertising group will pay a $19M fine in the United States for failing to ensure its companies followed its anti-bribery and record-keeping rules.

WPP plc, headquartered in London but with a global presence through almost a dozen subsidiaries – has agreed to the fine as laid out by the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

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