Tag: McKinsey&Co

McKinsey Advised Johnson & Johnson on Increasing Opioid Sales

At the global consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the rule is sacrosanct: Never publicly disclose client advice. And for the most part, adherence to that rule has served the company well. But in recent months, as government officials seek to assign blame for the opioid crisis that has strangled large parts of the nation, McKinsey’s […]

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Jacob Zuma Makes First Appearance at South Africa Corruption Inquiry

CAPE TOWN — Jacob Zuma, the former South African president whose tenure was marred by corruption scandals, appeared for the first time on Monday before a high-profile commission looking into accusations that he enabled the plundering and misuse of state resources. Under Mr. Zuma’s leadership, the governing African National Congress became embroiled in what South […]

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A New Test for Pete Buttigieg: Does He Feel Their Pain?

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — As a town hall spiraled into chaos with Mayor Pete Buttigieg facing insults and angry challenges, and as a moderator pleaded for calm, Mr. Buttigieg went deep into his quiet place. South Bend’s two-term mayor, appearing diminutive at times behind a table on a high school stage, maintained a self-contained cool […]

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McKinsey Said Disclosure Rules Were Confusing. It Ignored Its Own Primer.

McKinsey & Company has spent months fighting in court over how it should disclose potential conflicts of interest when it advises bankrupt companies. The powerful consulting firm has defended itself by arguing that federal disclosure rules are so vague and confusing that almost no one can agree on how to comply. But for years McKinsey […]

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