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Thursday
Aug212014

China: Mooncakes and Mooncake Coupons Revisited

I wrote a post two years ago (here) describing some of the compliance complexities in giving mooncakes and mooncake coupons as part of China’s Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on September 8 this year. Those compliance complexities still exist.

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Thursday
Aug212014

Job: Ethics and Compliance Director (BP Group, Singapore)

Job Title:  Ethics and Compliance Director

Employer:  BP Group

Location:  Singapore

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Thursday
Aug212014

Slaughterhouse ex-owners, workers indicted for swapping cow heads to hide cancer

Two former owners and two employees of a Petaluma, California slaughterhouse were charged with selling the meat from diseased cattle that triggered an international recall of more than 8 million pounds of meat.

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Thursday
Aug212014

Deutsche Bank sues former senior executive over Hong Kong money transfer

Image courtesy of Deutsche BankDeutsche Bank AG has filed a lawsuit against its former employee Zhang Hongli, also known as Lee Zhang, for transferring $3.9 million to a bank account in Shenzhen.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Former SNC-Lavalin exec cops plea in Switzerland

A former vice president of SNC-Lavalin wanted in Canada on bribery charges has agreed to a deal with Swiss prosecutors that could lead to his extradition.

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Wednesday
Aug202014

China Corruption Blotter (August 20, 2014)

Zeng Xin, former chairman of Nanning Agricultural Industrial and Commercial Group Co., Ltd, has been expelled from the party and dismissed from office for taking bribes and abusing power. Zeng’s predecessor Song Futian, currently deputy head of the Agriculture Committee of Nanning’s People’s Congress, was also expelled for bribery. http://ngzb.gxnews.com.cn 

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Wednesday
Aug202014

Frustrated anti-graft lawmaker in India proposes ‘Right to Bribe’ law

A lawmaker in the Indian state of Bihar has proposed new legislation to legalize corruption in the state. He did it to embarrass his own ruling Janata Dal (United) party.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

StanChart pays $300 million for ‘second time around’ AML failures

The New York Department of Financial Services said Tuesday that Standard Chartered Bank will pay $300 million for "failures to remediate anti-money laundering compliance problems" required by the bank's 2012 settlement with the same regulator.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

Ebola tragedy is also a story of graft

The current Ebola outbreak has now infected at least 1,975 people and claimed more than 1,000 lives, prompting the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare an International Public Health Emergency.

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Tuesday
Aug192014

At corruption trial, former Virginia first lady portrayed as disturbed diva

Maureen McDonnell arrives at the federal courthouse in Richmond, VirginiaIn testimony Monday, a former top aide to the ex governor of Viriginia described the former first lady as a flirtatious, unstable bully with a quick temper.

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