Region: Asia-Pacific

Papua New Guinea to file charges over UBS loan case

08 September 2023

Malaysia seeks return of convicted former Goldman Sachs banker

Roger Ng was set to surrender to the Bureau of Prisons for 10 years on 6 September but will wait another month while the US and Malaysia work out terms on which to return him to his home country where he still faces criminal charges.

06 September 2023

Singapore regulator bans Roger Ng for life

05 September 2023

Turkey, regional allies warn of dire global consequences in Halkbank prosecution

As a US appeals court contemplates whether Halkbank is immune from sanctions evasion charges under common law, four countries in the Middle East have warned the case threatens to destabilise the global order.

01 September 2023

New York chemicals manufacturer settles arms trafficking allegations with State Department

Island Pyrochemical Industries entered a three-year consent agreement over allegations that it illegally brokered a deal between a Chinese manufacturer and a Brazilian company manufacturing rockets for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

01 September 2023

Japanese crane builder to pay $43m over US emissions breaches

01 September 2023

FCPA Docket: Fugees rapper hires top law firm

Fugees rapper Pras Michel hired a Washington, DC law firm to represent him following his conviction last spring; the DOJ said an adoption provider can pay for foreign officials to travel to the US; a witness in a trial of former Malaysia prime minister Najib Razak detailed how he got paid in the 1MDB scandal.

31 August 2023

PNF closed Rio Tinto-linked investigation after securing banker’s conviction

French prosecutors secured the conviction of the banker at the centre of the Guinea corruption scandal on tax evasion charges.

29 August 2023

3M to pay SEC $6.5 million for FCPA violations

The company admitted to improperly funding overseas trips for Chinese health officials to boost product sales.

28 August 2023

Canada investigates more companies over Uyghur forced labour claims

25 August 2023

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