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Entries in China (801)

Tuesday
May222018

Is China trying to corrupt the UN?

Last week, Ng Lap Seng, a billionaire real estate developer from Macau, was sentenced to four years in federal prison for bribing two UN bigshots.

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Wednesday
May162018

Eric Carlson: The risky world of real and fake chops, seals and stamps 

The prior post provided an overview of chops in China. This post focuses more specifically on how chops can be misused and how that risk can be mitigated.

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Tuesday
May152018

Eric Carlson on China chops, seals and stamps: What do they mean for compliance?

Anyone who has viewed a contract or official document in China may have noticed a bright red circle in the signature block. This is often called a “chop” -- alternatively translated as “seal” or “stamp.” This post describes what these chops are and how they can be used and misused by employees.

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Monday
Apr232018

Dun & Bradstreet pays $9 million to resolve China FCPA offenses

Dun & Bradstreet Corporation agreed Monday to pay more than $9 million to resolve Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges arising from improper payments made by two Chinese subsidiaries.

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Monday
Apr162018

U.S. hits ZTE with ‘denial of export privileges’ for violating sanctions settlement

The U.S. Department of Commerce Monday imposed a denial of export privileges against ZTE and a related company for seven years for failing to comply with settlement terms in an earlier sanctions case.

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Monday
Apr092018

Chinese scientist jailed 10 years for stealing GMO rice

A Chinese scientist was sentenced to 121 months in federal prison for trying to steal samples of a variety of rice seeds from a Kansas bio-pharma research lab.

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Thursday
Mar292018

Eric Carlson: Expect more anti-corruption enforcement in China

China’s biggest government reorganization in a generation, coinciding with rapidly escalating U.S.-China trade tensions, will impact many aspects of doing business in China, including an uptick in anti-corruption enforcement.

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Monday
Mar122018

Eric Carlson: In China investigations, messaging platforms can be a goldmine or a landmine

Anyone who has spent much time in China or dealt with investigations in China has probably heard of WeChat, a social media application. WeChat has over 900 million daily users, making it far and away the most ubiquitous social media platform in China. 

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Thursday
Feb082018

Feds open new GSK China bribery investigation

GlaxoSmithKline said in a securities filing Wednesday that the DOJ and SEC asked for information about third-party advisers the company hired in China during a corruption investigation there.

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Friday
Jan262018

China company convicted of stealing U.S. wind turbine technology

China's biggest wind turbine maker was convicted Wednesday by a federal jury of nearly destroying an American company by stealing its trade secrets.

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Thursday
Jan182018

Dale Ko: Shenzhen awards first ISO 37001 certificate

In November the Shenzhen Institute of Standards and Technology awarded the first ISO 37001 Anti-Bribery Management System certificate in China, an important milestone in the country's persistent fight against corruption.

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Friday
Jan122018

Does the U.S. play politics with the FCPA?

The arrest of Hong Kong's former home secretary, Patrick Ho, for allegedly bribing Africa officials on behalf of a Chinese energy company, has triggered accusations that America uses FCPA enforcement to promote a political agenda.

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