Region: Hong Kong

1MBD case could breed a “hydra” of investigations

Investigations stemming from billions of dollars allegedly stolen from Malaysia’s development fund 1MDB could consume authorities in Asia, the UK, US and the Middle East for years to come, lawyers predict.

30 October 2018

Police interview former 1MDB head as Malaysia seeks extradition of Jho Low

02 October 2018

People news round-up: Fifa legal chief steps down

In the latest people news, Fifa’s legal chief steps down and Clifford Chance hires a former Hong Kong securities enforcement official.

29 August 2018

Hong Kong fines Shanghai Commercial Bank HK$5 million over AML failures

21 August 2018

Hong Kong freezes Chinese fugitive Guo Wengui’s bank accounts

17 August 2018

Herbert Smith boosts South Africa disputes offering with Bowmans hire

Herbert Smith has hired Cameron Dunstan-Smith as a partner in its corporate crime and investigations practice in Johannesburg.

10 August 2018

Hong Kong turned down request to arrest Low, says Singapore police

12 July 2018

Hong Kong highlights AML efforts ahead of FATF inspection

01 May 2018

Hong Kong SFC enforcement director joins Slaughter and May

Featured in Investigator’s Guide to Hong Kong

Slaughter and May has hired Wynne Mok from the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission to work in the firm’s Hong Kong-based investigations practice.

25 April 2018

China overhauls anti-corruption regime with new authority

China’s proposed new anti-corruption authority, the National Supervision Commission, will heighten the risk for multinationals to be caught up in aggressive anti-corruption investigations targeting state officials, lawyers say.

15 March 2018

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