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Entries in Hong Kong (57)

Thursday
Feb232017

Former Hong Kong leader jailed for graft

Donald Tsang, Hong Kong's Chief Executive between 2005 and 2012, was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison. 

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Wednesday
Dec142016

Former Guinea mining minister charged in U.S. with laundering bribe money

Mahmoud Thiam via YouTubeThe former Minister of Mines and Geology of the West African country of Guinea was arrested in New York and charged Tuesday with laundering $8.5 million in bribes he allegedly took from a Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights.

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Thursday
Nov172016

JPMorgan pays $264 million to resolve ‘Sons & Daughters Program’ FCPA offenses

JPMorgan Chase and a Hong Kong subsidiary agreed Thursday to pay $264.4 million to the DOJ, SEC, and Federal Reserve to resolve FCPA offenses for awarding prestigious jobs to relatives and friends of Chinese government officials to win banking deals.

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Tuesday
Aug232016

Compliance Alert: Enforcement hammer falls on real estate

Regulators charged with enforcing anti-corruption, anti-money laundering, and economic sanctions laws and regulations have turned new attention to the real estate industry, and investigations and enforcement efforts span the globe.

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Wednesday
Aug262015

Andy Spalding answers the call of nature

I have never found a culture that truly endorses straight-up bribery. There may be no culture which actually teaches that a suitcase full of cash privately given to an official in exchange for a benefit to which the payor is not legally entitled is a good thing, one that we should not deter even if we could. 

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Wednesday
May132015

Job: Pro Sports Senior Manager - Legal (NBA, Hong Kong)

Job Title: Pro Sports Senior Manager - Legal

Employer: National Basketball Association

Location: Hong Kong

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Thursday
Apr162015

Navy officer is ninth defendant to plead guilty in ‘Fat Leonard’ bribe scandal

U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Dale Malaki admitted accepting cash, hotel expenses, and the services of a prostitute in return for providing classified U.S. Navy ship schedules and other internal Navy information to the boss of a Singapore-based defense contractor.

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Thursday
Feb052015

Ex-Navy contracting supervisor arrested in Glenn Marine bribery scandal

A civilian formerly working for the U.S. Navy as a contracting supervisor in Asia was arrested Tuesday in connection with the huge bribery scandal involving Singapore-based contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA).

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Wednesday
Feb042015

Will a pay raise keep the Mandarins honest?

China’s State Council has released a plan to increase salaries of civil servants amid public expectations that it will help curb corruption.

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Friday
Jan022015

Job: Manager, Compliance & Risk APAC (Amex, Hong Kong)

Job Title: Manager, Compliance & Risk APAC

Employer: American Express Global Business Travel

Location: Hong Kong

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Tuesday
Dec232014

Billionaire Kwok sentenced to five years in prison for Hong Kong bribes

Thomas Kwok (Image courtesy of Asia One)The former co-chairman of Hong Kong's biggest real estate developer Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd was sentenced to five years in jail Tuesday after his conviction Friday for bribery.

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Monday
Dec222014

Court OKs IRS summonses for FedEx, UPS, DHL in Sovereign Management probe

A federal judge in Manhattan Friday authorized the Internal Revenue Service to issue summonses requiring Federal Express Corporation, DHL Express, United Parcel Service, Inc. and others to produce information about U.S. taxpayers who may be using the offshore services of Sovereign Management & Legal, Ltd to evade U.S. taxes.

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