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Almost half of Japan firms keen to improve internal controls in wake of scandals: Reuters poll

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By Chris GallagherTOKYO (Reuters) - Fretting about the impact of a string of falsification and compliance scandals, nearly half of Japanese firms have either taken steps to strengthen internal controls or are planning to do so, a Reuters poll showed.In the latter half of this year alone, Kobe Steel Ltd , Mitsubishi Materials Corp and Toray Industries Inc - all key suppliers of products to global manufacturers - have admitted to product data fabrication.Automakers Nissan Motor Co and Subaru Corp have also said they used uncertified workers for years to sign off on final inspections ...

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First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 04:41 IST