Region: China

FARA civil statute dusted off for casino mogul

Prosecutors are seeking an injunction to force compliance with reporting requirements. The case “is the latest manifestation of this gradual intensification of the department’s enforcement of FARA,” a former prosecutor said.

19 May 2022

US engineer handed 14-year sentence for Coca-Cola trade secret theft

10 May 2022

Swiss scientist convicted over GlaxoSmithKline trade secrets conspiracy

Gongda Xue is the fifth scientist to be found guilty of participating in the GSK trade secrets theft

03 May 2022

People News: FTI Consulting launches a financial crime practice in China

In the latest roundup, FTI Consulting has expanded its risk and investigations services to China and a small team of former Sidley Austin lawyers have joined McDermott Will & Emery to kick-start a new white-collar team in Singapore.

26 April 2022

ZTE appeals against probation violation ruling

06 April 2022

Court encourages fresh criminal charges against ZTE over visa fraud scheme

A federal court in Dallas has suggested US prosecutors pursue new charges against Chinese telecoms company ZTE for allegedly conspiring to commit visa fraud and violating compliance requirements of a 2017 plea deal.

23 March 2022

Harvard professor calls China Initiative a “colossal blunder”

Charles Lieber, who was convicted of hiding ties to China, argues that he was a “casualty” of the “flawed” DOJ initiative targeting Chinese threats.

23 March 2022

ZTE faces scrutiny over visa fraud claims

Chinese telecommunications company ZTE is due in court over possible violations of its probation in connection with a 2017 sanctions plea deal.

09 March 2022

Foxconn whistleblower asks Amazon to support his appeal

31 January 2022

Tencent fires 70 staff over corruption

25 January 2022

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