Region: China

Sweden closes China-focused Ericsson bribery investigation

Leif Görts, the prosecutor in Sweden’s National Anti-Corruption Unit who led the investigation, told GIR that he closed the probe because his office could not identify the recipients of suspected bribes.

15 November 2022

Magnetics company charged for sending military drawings to China

The US Justice Department has accused Quadrant Magnetic and three of its top executives of sharing sensitive military data with a Chinese company.

10 November 2022

People News: Credit Suisse brings in new compliance chief

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In the latest roundup, Swiss lender Credit Suisse has brought in a new chief compliance officer after her predecessor was in the role for just one year, while several law firms have announced promotions to partner level.

03 November 2022

Short seller sued over SEC whistleblower award

29 September 2022

Regulator details “shocking” AML breaches at Sydney casino

A gambling watchdog also took aim at Star Entertainment’s in-house lawyers for wrongly asserting legal privilege to withhold documents from Australia’s anti-money laundering enforcer.

13 September 2022

Ecuador raids Chinese company in presidential bribery probe

Ecuadorian police have searched the offices of Chinese engineering company Sinohydro as part of a bribery investigation targetting former president Lenín Moreno.

08 September 2022

Reuters: US Commerce Department investigating Huawei

22 July 2022

ZTE-linked visa fraud case rocked by search warrant omission claims

A Georgia Tech professor accused of helping ZTE commit alleged visa fraud says prosecutors obtained a search warrant using the testimony of a disgruntled student who’d threatened to kill Chinese academics.

20 July 2022

Casino mogul seeks dismissal of FARA suit

In a motion to dismiss the DOJ’s civil suit alleging violations of the Foreign Agent Registration Act, casino mogul Steve Wynn said he wasn’t acting as a foreign agent for China.

19 July 2022

India accuses Chinese tech company of $500m tax evasion

14 July 2022

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