Region: Macau

Former NGO head gets a year in prison for bribing Marshallese officials

Cary Yan got credit for the 30 months he spent in custody after being arrested for bribing officials in the Marshall Islands.

17 May 2023

Diplomatic immunity in UN case poses problems for US prosecutors

The US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York is struggling with questions over whether diplomatic immunity applies in a bribery case involving current and former UN diplomats, according to the Wall Street Journal.

29 October 2015

US adds charges against Macao billionaire in UN bribery case

US prosecutors have added money laundering to the charges against Chinese billionaire Ng Lang Seng, who was charged on 6 October with bribing John Ashe, a former UN ambassador from Antigua and Barbuda, with US$1.

21 October 2015

Las Vegas Sands wrongful dismissal case descends into a war of words

In a battle over jurisdiction, US billionaire casino-owner Sheldon Adelson accused the former head of his Macao gambling company who reported potential FCPA violations to US authorities in 2010, of “squealing like a pig”.

06 May 2015

SFC scraps fraudulent company in enforcement first

Hong Kong’s Securities and Futures Commission has successfully dissolved scrap metal company China Metal Recycling, which operates in mainland China, marking the first time the enforcer has liquidated a regulated company.

26 February 2015

Extra-territorial Macau anti-bribery bill may be approved by year's end

A bill aimed at preventing Macau parties from bribing foreign officials abroad is likely to come into force by the end of 2014, according to a member of the city’s Legislative Assembly. Speaking after a sub-committee meeting on a draft version of the bill, Chan Chak Mo said on 22 October: “By this year-end, the bill should be able to get approved.

27 October 2014

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