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Entries in China (788)

Thursday
Nov302017

Companies create special FCPA disclosures for China risks

It has been a common practice for SEC-registered companies with international operations to include FCPA enforcement as a "risk factor" that investors should consider before buying the company's securities.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

Manseau and Zeng: More enforcement risk for China joint ventures

Having recently toughened up its anti-bribery laws, China is now aiming to expand its oversight of corruption in the public sector, possibly leading to increased enforcement efforts against both domestic and foreign companies.

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Tuesday
Nov282017

Andy Spalding: Corruption isn't someone else's problem

The FCPA is both a confession, and a conviction. We confess that corruption is not somebody else’s problem; it’s our problem. We do not point a finger; we look in the mirror.

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Monday
Nov202017

DOJ charges two in Chinese plot to bribe Africa officials

The DOJ unsealed a criminal complaint Monday charging the head of a Hong Kong-based NGO and the former foreign minister of Senegal with bribing high-level officials in Chad and Uganda to help a Chinese oil and gas company.

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Monday
Nov062017

Eric Carlson: Measuring President Xi’s ‘crushing tide’ against graft

Almost exactly five years ago, I wrote a post for the FCPA Blog analyzing the impact that China’s leadership transition to Xi Jinping would have on anti-corruption enforcement in China. This post assesses those predictions and makes new ones for the coming five years, in light of the recently concluded Party Congress.

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Thursday
Oct192017

Jerry Fang: China arms corruption fighters with a sharp sword

With the world media attention focused on the 19th National Congress of Chinese Communist Party (CPC), it is worthwhile to pay attention to the nation-wide roll-out of the new anti-corruption regime of the National Supervision Commission (NSC) and introduction of the national supervision law, as just announced by President Xi during his  opening speech.

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Wednesday
Sep132017

Life Science Alert: China judicial interpretation criminalizes submission of false clinical trial information

A recent judicial interpretation issued by China’s top judicial and prosecutorial bodies now criminalizes submitting falsified nonclinical study or clinical study reports and related materials. This could affect life sciences companies and contract research organizations operating in China.

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Monday
Sep112017

Carlson and Ma: Revised China commercial bribery rules would broaden offenses and raise penalties

Last week China released for public comment new draft amendments to the Anti-Unfair Competition Law (AUCL), which governs commercial bribery and other acts of unfair competition. 

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Monday
Aug282017

Thirty-eight new investigations disclosed in 2017

Since the beginning of this year, there have been disclosures about 38 new FCPA-related investigations.

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Tuesday
Aug222017

OFAC adds Singapore companies, others to North Korea sanctions list

The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control Tuesday put more entities and individuals from China, Russia, Singapore and Namibia on the North Korea sanctions list.

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Tuesday
Aug082017

MTS Systems says FCPA probes have ended

Minnesota-based MTS Systems Corporation said Monday that FCPA investigations related to China and Korea are complete and the DOJ and SEC aren't bringing enforcement actions.

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Monday
Jul312017

Jerry Fang: Local Chinese regulator develops anti-bribery management system based on ISO 37001

In June this year, the Market Supervision Commission of the Shenzhen Municipality published an instructive standard document named Anti-bribery Management System Shenzhen Standard to help companies and other organizations prevent bribery, and detect and deal with any bribery that does occur.  

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