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Editors

Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

American detained in GSK probe

Here’s part of a dispatch Friday from the China Digital Times:

The scandal surrounding British pharmaceutical firm GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) in China has widened as a previously unnamed American citizen who has been detained has been identified as Yu Yingzheng, the wife and business partner of fraud investigator Peter Humphrey, who has also been detained.

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Qualcomm finds evidence in China investigation

San Diego-based Qualcomm said this week it has discovered ‘instances in which special hiring consideration, gifts or other benefits . . . were provided to several individuals associated with Chinese state-owned companies or agencies.’… Continue Reading

SEC declination for Wynn

Here’s a disclosure by Wynn Resorts from its Form 8-K filed with the SEC earlier this month:

On February 13, 2012, Wynn Resorts, Limited (the “Company”) filed a Report on Form 8-K disclosing that it had received a letter from the Salt Lake Regional Office (the “Office”) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) advising the Company that the Office had commenced an informal inquiry with respect to certain matters, including a donation by Wynn Macau, Limited, an affiliate of the Company, to the University of Macau Development Foundation.

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China Corruption Blotter (July 26, 2013)

Li Daqiu, vice chairman of the Guangxi provincial Political Consultative Conference, is under investigation for violations of party discipline. Authorities have not disclosed details of Li’s wrongdoings but local media reports quote sources close to Li as saying that Li’s relatives have reaped huge benefits from local mining and infrastructure industries.… Continue Reading