Region: Hong Kong

Hong Kong SFC and FRC agree increased cooperation

25 February 2021

Hong Kong DOJ won’t appeal against princelings acquittal

17 February 2021

Former JPMorgan Asia exec acquitted in princelings case

Catherine Leung has been found not guilty of bribery charges linked to allegations that she hired the son of a logistics company executive in the hope that he would influence the company to give JPMorgan a role in its IPO.

01 February 2021

Hong Kong police increase requests for banking records

26 January 2021

People news: Biden taps prominent white-collar lawyers amid a rush of US lawyer moves

In the latest people news, a flurry of activity in the US with the Biden administration appointing WilmerHale, MoFo and Cooley lawyers for senior positions, several US prosecutors jumping to private practice as well as a number of lateral hires.

21 January 2021

Hong Kong regulator accesses Chinese company audit documents for the first time

10 December 2020

GIR Interactive: cooperating witnesses “essential” when message trails dry up

“It’s more essential these days to have someone who’s a cooperator and who is in the inner circle of the conduct,” US Attorney Craig Carpenito said, speaking at GIR Interactive Asia on 7 December. The full conference can now be viewed online.

07 December 2020

Transparency International: foreign bribery enforcement in decline since 2018

13 October 2020

Hong Kong brokerage company fined $3.3 million for AML breaches

22 June 2020

Hong Kong appliance maker reveals potential Iran sanctions breaches

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The manufacturer of Shark vacuums has disclosed possible violations of US sanctions on Iran over business it did with the country’s state-owned shipping company.

09 December 2019

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