Behind the Tokyo Olympics bribery scandal involving Dentsu, Hakuhodo and ADK
Less than two weeks after ad giants Dentsu, ADK and Hakuhodo were raided in Tokyo on alleged bid-rigging charges, we look at the troubled timeline of the tainted Games and whether it threatens Japan's bid to host the 2030 Winter Olympics in Sapporo.
ADK president arrested over bribery allegations
President Shinichi Ueno, along with two former employees, have been arrested following an office raid in Tokyo.
Revealed: Bribery in advertising pitches is pervasive in APAC
More than 85% of respondents to a Campaign Spot Survey agreed that bribery is a problem in agency pitches in APAC, and nearly 70% have personally seen it influence the outcome of a pitch.
Campaign asks: How much of a problem is bribery in ad pitches in APAC?
SPOT SURVEY: Stories about bribes tilting the scales in the agency-selection process come to light from time to time, as they did earlier this week involving WPP in India. But how prevalent is the practice in the region? We need you to tell us in this short, anonymous survey.
WPP fined $19 million by SEC over accounting and bribery claims
The holding company was fined for failing to ensure foreign subsidiaries, including operations in India and China, met internal accounting controls.
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