U.S. Law Office States Examining Televisa Kickback Claim

Mexico City (Reuters) – U.S. law practice Bronstein, Gewirtz and Grossman stated on Wednesday it was examining claims made in court a day previously that Mexico’s Grupo Televisa paid allurements to protect tv rights for soccer matches.

The law practice, which advised Televisa financiers to assist its examination, did not instantly react to an ask for a remark. It stated in a declaration its examination “concerns whether Grupo Televisa and specific of its officers and/or directors have breached Federal Securities Laws.”.

Later Wednesday, a Televisa spokesperson rejected “any misbehavior” in the New York corruption trial of 3 previous executives of FIFA, soccer’s world governing body.

” In specific, Grupo Televisa in no other way understood of or excused, any allurement or other incorrect conduct,” representative Alejandro Olmos composed in an e-mail.