Region: Asia-Pacific

PwC leaks reported to Australian police

24 May 2023

Ultra Electronics subsidiary to pay $7.8 million in Canadian foreign bribery case

A Canadian court has approved a settlement with a subsidiary of UK defence contractor Ultra Electronics to resolve charges that it bribed public officials in the Philippines.

18 May 2023

Former NGO head gets a year in prison for bribing Marshallese officials

Cary Yan got credit for the 30 months he spent in custody after being arrested for bribing officials in the Marshall Islands.

17 May 2023

Businessman loses UK anonymity battle over Azerbaijan Laundromat findings

A businessman who claims he made his fortune selling tobacco in Azerbaijan has lost a legal battle to stop reporting on his ties to asset forfeiture proceedings brought by the National Crime Agency.

16 May 2023

Philips to pay $62 million to settle FCPA violations with SEC

The settlement comes roughly a decade after the Dutch multinational was fined for similar behaviour in Poland.

11 May 2023

NYSDFS order highlights cybersecurity compliance expectations

Crypto platform BitFlyer USA translated many of the cybersecurity policies from its Japanese parent company, leaving some parts poorly or fully untranslated, and failed to review its procedures according to its risk profile.

10 May 2023

Medical device maker cooperating with SEC, Massachussets US attorney FCPA investigations

Boston Scientific also received a subpoena from the Department of Justice.

05 May 2023

1MDB discontinues JPMorgan suit

The sovereign wealth fund asked a Kuala Lumpur court for permission to refile its claim in the future, according to an SEC filing.

04 May 2023

Marshall Miller: Companies are “on the front lines” of national security

Two-thirds of the DOJ’s corporate criminal resolutions in the past seven months have implicated questions of national security, the senior DOJ official said.

03 May 2023

FCPA Docket: Ex-Goldman Sachs banker asks court to delay surrender

A 1MDB defendant asked to push back his surrender date to spend time with his family, an oil trader moved to dismiss accusations that he bribed officials in Mexico in a case revolving around the Ecuadorian state oil company, and the former treasurer of Venezuela will appeal against her 15-year prison sentence.

01 May 2023

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