Region: China

FCPA Docket: US senator reintroduces bill to crack down on American corruption in China

Republican US Senator Marco Rubio, one of the top China hawks in Congress, re-introduced a bill to crack down on American companies that engage in corruption that benefits the Chinese government; A Manhattan federal court ordered a disgraced businessman to pay his former lawyers $2.6 million in unpaid legal fees stemming from an FCPA conviction.

01 February 2023

SFO targets assets of alleged Sarclad middleman

The Serious Fraud Office is looking to seize a UK property linked to a Chinese sales agent accused of helping UK metals company Sarclad win overseas contracts through bribery.

20 January 2023

Hawaiian businesswoman denies PRC ties

Nickie Lum Davis asked a Hawaii federal judge to sentence her to probation for her alleged participation in a 1MDB-related lobbying scheme so she could take care of her daughter.

11 January 2023

Former GE engineer sentenced over turbine technology theft scheme

A US district court in Albany, New York, has sentenced a former General Electric engineer to prison for conspiring to steal information about the company’s turbine technology for Chinese state entities.

04 January 2023

US judge agrees to end Huawei CFO’s prosecution

05 December 2022

US moves to dismiss charges against Huawei CFO

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Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of Huawei’s founder and current chief financial officer at the company, agreed to a four-year DPA, back-dated to the time of her arrest in 2018, in 2021.

02 December 2022

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

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