Region: Asia-Pacific

Huawei CFO settles with US in sanctions case

Meng Wanzhou is set to be freed following a deal with the DOJ over allegations that she violated US sanctions.

24 September 2021

ENRC barrister: SFO investigation is based on dishonest conduct

Kazakh mining company ENRC kicked off the first day of closing submissions in an explosive London civil trial by taking aim at the origins of the SFO investigation into its operations and alleged dishonesty by its former lawyer.

22 September 2021

Mongolian authorities delve deeper into allegations against Rio Tinto

Emails suggest the parties are in a stand-off about access to an internal investigation report by Baker McKenzie that Rio Tinto claims cleared it of misleading investors about a delayed copper mining project.

17 September 2021

KPMG reaches Malaysian settlement over 1MDB work

17 September 2021

Centerra loses bid to punish Kyrgyzstan over mine seizure

16 September 2021

New Zealand punishes Hong Kong bank for compliance failures

A high court judge said that comments by a senior CLSAP executive that the bank needed a “bendier” head of compliance suggested that its violations of the local anti-money laundering law were intentional.

14 September 2021

Ex-Cooley lawyer sentenced for defrauding former employers

A London court has sentenced Joshua Brien to seven-and-a-half years in prison after he was found guilty of stealing £644,000 from intergovernmental organisation the Commonwealth Secretariat and law firm Cooley.

13 September 2021

G7 leaders commit to helping poorer nations fight corruption

13 September 2021

China arrests development bank official in corruption probe

10 September 2021

NAB chief outlines bank’s remediation efforts amid Austrac probe

09 September 2021

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