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Entries in Malaysia (70)

Monday
Apr152019

Uber: Grease payments and charitable giving gone wrong?

In Uber's first-ever SEC filing last week, it disclosed a two-year old FCPA investigation in five countries, including Indonesia and Malaysia. What might have gone wrong in those countries? Here are some clues.

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Thursday
Apr112019

Uber discloses FCPA investigation 

Uber Technologies, Inc. said Thursday the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating possible FCPA violations related to its activity in Asia. 

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Tuesday
Mar192019

Our worthy goal of keeping people successful and safe

Today I write from Berlin, staying in what was old East Berlin. Last week I spoke at an event in Malaysia. Both societies that have experienced and are experiencing (respectively) political, social and economic change that was once unimaginable.

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Tuesday
Feb192019

Malaysia enacts ‘global standards’ anti-corruption legislation

As noted in our previous post for the  FCPA Blog, Malaysia passed the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (Amendment) Bill 2018 last year. This amendment introduced a provision that holds corporations, and their directors, officers, and managers, potentially liable for failing to prevent acts of bribery and corruption.

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Monday
Nov052018

Goldman Sachs: Our sick business culture, weak controls allowed 1MDB abuses

The day after the DOJ announced FCPA and money-laundering conspiracy charges against Jho Low and two former Goldman Sachs bankers, Goldman itself published an update about the 1MDB case and ongoing investigations.

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Thursday
Nov012018

Ex-Goldman banker forfeits $43 million in 1MDB guilty plea

The former chairman of Goldman Sachs in Southeast Asia pleaded guilty to FCPA and money laundering conspiracies in connection with a plot to loot the Malaysian sovereign wealth fund 1MDB.

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Wednesday
Oct172018

Malaysia imposes corporate and personal liability for organizational bribery

In the wake of Malaysia’s 14th General Elections in May this year, an important piece of legislation seems to have slipped under the radar.

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Wednesday
Oct032018

Najib’s wife arrested for laundering 1MDB money

Rosmah MansorThe Malaysian anti-corruption agency arrested ex-PM Najib Razak's wife Wednesday for laundering money looted from the 1MDB sovereign wealth fund.

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Thursday
Aug302018

Malaysia arrests former spies for possible 1MDB-linked graft

Malaysia's former spy chief Hasanah Abdul Hamid after her arrest WednesdayEight former agents from Malaysia’s foreign intelligence agency were arrested this week for allegedly stealing $12 million in government funds.

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Thursday
Aug092018

Jho Low party boat sails into Malaysia

The $250 million super yacht once belonging to 1MDB fugitive Low Taek Jho docked in Malaysia Tuesday.

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Wednesday
Aug082018

Najib charged with money laundering

Malaysia’s former prime minister Najib Razak was charged Wednesday with three counts of money laundering tied to the looting of billions of dollars from a government sovereign wealth fund.

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Monday
Jul302018

Bray and Cheng: A strategic approach to compliance in today’s Malaysia

Political developments in Malaysia should provide a governance “wake up call” for international companies operating in the country, which urgently need to review their relationships with local business partners. If they did not conduct integrity due diligence before entering these relationships, they should consider doing so now.

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