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Deere & Company

Self Description

August 2004: "In 1837, John Deere founded the company that would come to bear his name. Incorporated as Deere & Company in 1868, it has grown from a one-man blacksmith shop into a worldwide corporation that today does business in more than 160 countries and employs approximately 46,000 people worldwide. It is one of the oldest industrial companies in the United States."

Third-Party Descriptions

April 2012: "Last summer, the SEC began investigating Deere for allegations of bribery in Russia."


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Articles and Resources

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Apr 26, 2012 Not just Wal-Mart: Dozens of U.S. companies face bribery charges

QUOTE: Deere, Disney, Hewlett-Packard, Qualcom and many others are also under investigation for violations of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

CNN (Cable News Network)
Jan 25, 2005 Report Sheds Light on Changing Role of Regulation

QUOTE: ...the administration's approach is to change the rules, not the underlying laws that have created long-standing regulatory programs. "We'll have a regulatory state that is more subterranean," Verchick said. "The Bush administration hasn't been interested in cutting back [on regulation] by statute." He noted that changing laws uses up political capital, while using the administrative process is less risky and noticeable.

Washington Post
Aug 06, 2004 In Turkmenistan, Thugs and Tyranny

QUOTE: ...a vast tragedy that has befallen Turkmenistan under the rule of President Saparmurad Niyazov.

Washington Post