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Entries in Hong Kong (66)

Tuesday
Jul172018

Where in the world is 1MDB fugitive Jho Low?

Low Taek Jho is being hunted by governments around the globe for his role in the $4.5 billion looting of Malaysia's sovereign wealth fund, 1MDB.

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Thursday
Jul052018

Credit Suisse settles ‘princeling program’ FCPA offenses for $76.7 million

Credit Suisse Group AG and its Hong Kong unit agreed Thursday to pay the DOJ and SEC $76.7 million for a referral hiring scheme that violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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Wednesday
Jun062018

Credit Suisse pays DOJ $47 million to end Asia princeling investigation

Banking giant Credit Suisse Group AG said Wednesday it has agreed to pay a $47 million penalty to the Justice Department to end an FCPA investigation into hiring practices in Asia.

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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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Tuesday
Apr032018

U.S. training company warns about graft risk in . . . . Hong Kong!

It's typical for issuers to warn about corruption risks in Russia and China, and parts of Africa. But Hong Kong?

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Tuesday
Feb272018

Dale Ko: Has syndicated police corruption returned to haunt Hong Kong?

While Hong Kong has generally been regarded as one of the least corrupt places in the world, with a rather clean government and disciplined services, the facts revealed in a recent corruption trial against two police officers and a businessman raised concerns about the wider integrity of the police department.

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Monday
Nov272017

Dale Ko: Indicted former Hong Kong official also heads anti-corruption NGO

Chi Ping Patrick Ho (aka Patrick Ho)The former Hong Kong home secretary indicted in the United States for allegedly bribing Africa officials on behalf of a Chinese energy company set up an anti-corruption NGO in Hong Kong last year.

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Monday
Nov202017

Annals of bad ideas: CEO of Hong Kong brokerage adds compliance officer role

KVB Kunlun Financial Group in Hong Kong announced that its current CEO will assume the additional role of compliance officer.

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Friday
Jul212017

Andy Spalding on Bhutan: An anti-corruption movement like no other

Bhutan -- the tiny Himalayan kingdom nestled between China and India -- now writes an anti-corruption story unlike any I have seen, and in the best of ways. 

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Thursday
Feb232017

Former Hong Kong leader jailed for graft

Donald Tsang, Hong Kong's Chief Executive between 2005 and 2012, was sentenced Wednesday to 20 months in prison. 

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Wednesday
Dec142016

Former Guinea mining minister charged in U.S. with laundering bribe money

Mahmoud Thiam via YouTubeThe former Minister of Mines and Geology of the West African country of Guinea was arrested in New York and charged Tuesday with laundering $8.5 million in bribes he allegedly took from a Chinese conglomerate in exchange for mining rights.

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Thursday
Nov172016

JPMorgan pays $264 million to resolve ‘Sons & Daughters Program’ FCPA offenses

JPMorgan Chase and a Hong Kong subsidiary agreed Thursday to pay $264.4 million to the DOJ, SEC, and Federal Reserve to resolve FCPA offenses for awarding prestigious jobs to relatives and friends of Chinese government officials to win banking deals.

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