Region: China

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

Zondo Commission calls for investigation into South African banks

South Africa’s long-running anti-corruption inquiry has asked the country’s financial intelligence unit to investigate whether lenders have complied with anti-money laundering rules.

24 June 2022

ZTE drops appeal over probation ruling

17 June 2022

BIS suspends three companies for sending defence blueprints to China

The Bureau of Industry and Security on 7 June issued a temporary export ban to three US companies for exporting technical drawings and blueprints to China.

13 June 2022

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