Deliberate lying by corporation officials

Other Names:
Misrepresentation of facts by corporate leaders
Deliberate distortion of corporate news and information
Corporate over-reporting and under-reporting
Perjury by corporation representatives
Fabrication of reports on corporate competitors
Corporate slander

A company makes false and defamatory statements about a competitor which are harmful to the competitor's reputation.


The global pharmaceutical companies and dozens of generic firms, that make and sell the less-expensive, generic versions of big companies' drugs, are engaged in a fierce competition over the markets. The big companies have underwritten scientific studies damning the safety of generic medicines, spread unsubstantiated tales of ill effects of these drugs.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 9: Industry, Innovation and InfrastructureGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions
Problem Type:
D: Detailed problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST