Region: China

Lawyers voice concern over ambiguity in China’s new cybersecurity law

A new law restricting the transfer of data out of China could throw up problems for lawyers conducting internal investigations in the country.

05 June 2017

Geneva prosecutors release Addax Petroleum CEO from jail

12 April 2017

China’s AgBank set to overhaul anti-money laundering regime

24 March 2017

Interpol issues red notices over Sinopec fraud allegations

22 March 2017

ZTE used lawyers as “a mouthpiece to lie”

The US Commerce Department's decision to bar ZTE from accessing the US market was a turning point in the investigation of the Chinese company, which had consistently provided false information to its external counsel and to government investigators in earlier stages of the probe, a US official says.

09 March 2017

Morgan Lewis ramps up Asia expansion with team hire from Simmons & Simmons

A five-lawyer team from Simmons & Simmons’ Shanghai office has joined Morgan Lewis & Bockius as the US firm seeks to expand its investigations capabilities in Asia.

06 March 2017

Chinese telecoms equipment company nears deal with US authorities over Iran sales

03 March 2017

Ex-chair of China Resources stands trial on corruption charges

27 February 2017

China considers expanding unfair competition laws to include bribery

23 February 2017

2017: What’s coming up?

With enforcement agencies around the world ramping up the fight against economic crime, and a new, unpredictable US government, 2017 is set to be a tumultuous year. In December 2016 we invited six leading lawyers from the UK, Germany, the US and Hong Kong to give their predictions on what will be the big issues for investigations specialists over the coming 12 months.

22 February 2017

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