Region: Hong Kong

New Zealand punishes Hong Kong bank for compliance failures

A high court judge said that comments by a senior CLSAP executive that the bank needed a “bendier” head of compliance suggested that its violations of the local anti-money laundering law were intentional.

14 September 2021

Hong Kong authorities charge ex-HSBC executive over alleged bribery scheme

08 September 2021

Hong Kong authorities launch joint bribery investigation

16 August 2021

KPMG pays $84m to settle Hong Kong listing negligence claim

20 July 2021

Former Tesco employee gets three years in prison for Hong Kong bribery

A Hong Kong court has sentenced a former sourcing manager at retailer Tesco to three years in prison over a bribery scheme connected to toy orders.

12 July 2021

People News: Rio Tinto recruits in-house veteran as new chief legal officer

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Anglo-Australian mining company Rio Tinto has hired Isabelle Deschamps as its new chief legal officer, and a former Linklaters partner has started as special counsel at the White House.

12 July 2021

NAB hires ex-Austrac head

09 June 2021

People News: US government officials return to the private sector

Featured in In-house

In the latest roundup, senior lawyers from the US justice and treasury departments have returned to their previous firms and Walmart’s global chief ethics and compliance officer departs.

20 April 2021

Hong Kong charges former Tesco exec with bribery

19 April 2021

Quinn Emanuel recruits Shanghai investigations lawyer

The head of Paul Hastings’ Asia white-collar defence practice, Haiyan Tang, has left for Quinn Emanuel in Shanghai.

12 April 2021

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