Region: China

South Africa fines China Construction Bank $6 million for AML failures

05 February 2018

GIR’s festive 40: top stories from 2017

Season’s greetings from the team at GIR! We will be taking a break over the holidays and will be back in action on 3 January. In the meantime, here are 40 of our favourite stories from the past year to keep you going.

21 December 2017

Former OECD head describes challenge of persuading China to sign convention

China is reluctant to sign the OECD's Anti-Bribery Convention because many companies view bribery as part of doing business in certain countries, former OECD secretary general Donald Johnston told a conference in Paris.

15 December 2017

US indicts three hackers linked to Chinese army

28 November 2017

FCPA docket: US pressured to investigate banks tied to South African scandal

In today’s news round-up, TI calls on US authorities to investigate banks linked to a wealthy family at the centre of an alleged South African corruption scheme and Misonix lines up counsel in an FCPA-related lawsuit.

14 November 2017

Harsco Corporation self-reports potential FCPA violations

US-based industrial company Harsco Corporation has voluntarily reported possible FCPA violations in China to US authorities.

08 November 2017

Menendez corruption case highlights limitations of McDonnell

US prosecutors can continue to rely on a “tool long-used by prosecutors” to try public corruption cases despite the McDonnell Supreme Court ruling, a federal judge has said.

23 October 2017

GIR Live: China’s WeChat obsession frustrates lawyers

Lawyers say the use of social media for business in China creates a significant hurdle when conducting internal investigations.

20 October 2017

Spanish court accuses ICBC of aiding money laundering in Europe

12 September 2017

FBI unpicks North Korea's strategy to launder US dollars through Russia

The US Department of Justice has launched a civil action against two Singapore-listed companies it alleges were complicit in a North Korean conspiracy to circumvent US trade sanctions.

23 August 2017

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