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Reuters reports that Walmart CEO Doug McMillon will be compelled to submit to questioning in a shareholder lawsuit related to charges that the company engaged in bribery in order to grease the wheels of development in Mexico.

According to the story, "US District Judge Susan Hickey in Fayetteville, Arkansas, said McMillon's 'direct and personal involvement' in matters underlying a class-action lawsuit justified requiring him to sit for a deposition by the shareholders' lawyers."

The shareholders are charging that Walmart executives knew about and downplayed the impact that the bribery scandal would have on the company's share price, thus causing them financial losses.
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