Corruption Watch to push for investigations into McKinsey & Co

McKinsey, a global consultancy firm, has suspended its South African director claiming that he misrepresented the company in a deal with the controversial Gupta-linked Trillian Capital Partners and Eskom.

MD of Corruption Watch David Lewis says these law firms and auditing companies implicated in the corruption scandals have been strategically placed to act as the cut off between two corrupt parties but somehow end up implicating themselves in corruption as well.

He says the sacking of the director by McKinsey and Bell Pottinger is very interesting.

Read: McKinsey bites the Gupta dust

They find some expendable director get rid of him/her and then dust their hands off, put on their smart suits and carry on as if it's business as usual...

David Lewis Managing Director for Corruption Watch

Advocate Geoff Budlender said there was enough evidence for him to be deeply concerned about the activities of Trillian after the company claimed that they knew in advance that Nhanhla Nene was going to be fired Finance Minister.

Lewis says McKinsey's refusal to cooperate with Budlender's investigation speaks volume.

The fact that they refused to participate says to me that their lawyers looked at it and said to them they could be possible trouble at the end of this.

David Lewis Managing Director for Corruption Watch

We are determined to do our best to ask the authorities to look very closely into this.

David Lewis Managing Director for Corruption Watch

To hear more of this interviews listen below:

CapeTalk welcomes all comments that are constructive, contribute to discussions in a meaningful manner and take stories forward.

However, we will NOT condone the following:

  • Racism (including offensive comments based on ethnicity and nationality)
  • Sexism
  • Homophobia
  • Religious intolerance
  • Cyber bullying
  • Hate speech
  • Derogatory language
  • Comments inciting violence.

We ask that your comments remain relevant to the articles they appear on and do not include general banter or conversation as this dilutes the effectiveness of the comments section.

We strive to make the CapeTalk community a safe and welcoming space for all.

CapeTalk reserves the right to: 1) remove any comments that do not follow the above guidelines; and, 2) ban users who repeatedly infringe the rules.

Should you find any comments upsetting or offensive you can also flag them and we will assess it against our guidelines.

CapeTalk is constantly reviewing its comments policy in order to create an environment conducive to constructive conversations.

Read More
McKinsey bites the Gupta dust

McKinsey bites the Gupta dust

Global consulting company, McKinsey & Company is in hot water as its alleged ties with Gupta linked companies come to light.

Corruption Watch slams KPMG and Mckinsey (may refer them to the FBI in the USA)

Corruption Watch slams KPMG and Mckinsey (may refer them to the FBI in the USA)

Arabile Gumede interviews Corruption Watch Executive Director David Lewis.

[LISTEN] Business in Africa unpacks financial sector growth on the continent

[LISTEN] Business in Africa unpacks financial sector growth on the continent

Refilwe Moloto, Founder and Principal Advisor at Ambassador Advisory breaks down financial services expected to grow in Africa.

MOPSY Strategic Advisors making empowerment meaningful

MOPSY Strategic Advisors making empowerment meaningful

The independent consultancy, founded by Mpho Sedibe, is dedicated to translating BBBEE legislation into real economic value.

Business in Africa: Construction

Business in Africa: Construction

Refilwe Moloto shares McKinsey's 2016 Lions II on the Move report with John Maytham on Africa's best-growing sectors.

Popular articles
Shocking claims of how Eskom deliberately caused 2008 and 2014 load shedding

Shocking claims of how Eskom deliberately caused 2008 and 2014 load shedding

Former Eskom employee reveals how the load shedding of 2008 and 2014 was “self-inflicted" by Eskom.

Double taxation looms for citizens working abroad

Double taxation looms for citizens working abroad

SA's new tax laws are pushing towards scrapping tax exemptions for South Africans earning a salary in foreign countries.

Sim swap scam: "They get the pin number and then clean out your account"

Sim swap scam: "They get the pin number and then clean out your account"

Consulting forensic scientist David Klatzow gives a detailed break down of the sim swap scam where criminals are hijacking phones.

Safety concerns at Newlands stadium

Safety concerns at Newlands stadium

They've been concerns around the safety of rugby fans attending rugby matches at Newlands Stadium.

International “one ring” phone scam can cost you big bucks

International “one ring” phone scam can cost you big bucks

My Broadband's Jan Vermeulen explains that as fast as the service providers block the numbers, new ones crop up.

13 random thoughts on living a happier, less materialistic life

13 random thoughts on living a happier, less materialistic life

Kabous le Roux shares 13 random thoughts he has on being less materialistic and living the good life right here, right now...