Bribery and corruption are fairly commonplace in Germany, according to 43% of German business executives polled by auditing group EY (formerly Ernst & Young). That’s a big jump from 2015 when a similar poll found that 26% of German managers believed the same.

“VW's emissions-cheating scam, the Libor rate-rigging scandal, and [unlawful] collusion among companies as well as a raft of compliance violations have made the headlines quite frequently of late,” says Stefan Heissner, who heads EY'...

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