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Posts Tagged: Hong Kong

Andy Spalding answers the call of nature

I have never found a culture that truly endorses straight-up bribery. There may be no culture which actually teaches that a suitcase full of cash privately given to an official in exchange for a benefit to which the payor is not legally entitled is a good thing, one that we should not deter even if we could. … Continue Reading

Job: Pro Sports Senior Manager – Legal (NBA, Hong Kong)

Job Title: Pro Sports Senior Manager – Legal

Employer: National Basketball Association

Location: Hong Kong



Provide legal, compliance and administrative support for NBA Asia and NBA India. The junior attorney would work together with the Vice President, Legal of NBA Asia’s Hong Kong office in serving as a local resource for regional business teams and as a liaison to the NY legal department. … Continue Reading

Will a pay raise keep the Mandarins honest?

China’s State Council has released a plan to increase salaries of civil servants amid public expectations that it will help curb corruption.
President Xi Jinping and other six members of the Politburo Standing Committee will have their annual salary increased from 7,020 yuan ($1,130) to 11,385 yuan ($1,759), a 62 per cent jump, according to the plan.… Continue Reading

Job: Manager, Compliance & Risk APAC (Amex, Hong Kong)

Job Title: Manager, Compliance & Risk APAC

Employer: American Express Global Business Travel

Location: Hong Kong



Reporting to the Vice President of Compliance and Risk, APAC (“Regional Compliance Officer” or “RCO”), the Manager, Compliance & Risk, APAC will: Support the RCO in all aspects of the design, development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of all areas of Compliance and Risk disciplines, including Anti-Corruption, Anti-Money Laundering, Sanctions, Privacy, Institutional Credit Risk, Fraud Risk, Anti-Trust/Anti-Tying, and Consumer Protection in Asia Pacific for GBT, GBT’s Travel Partners, and GBT’s joint ventures (China, Japan).Continue Reading

Hong Kong party asks for probe of $6 million payment to Leung

Leung Chun-ying, Hong Kong’s 3rd Chief ExecutiveHong Kong’s Democratic Party said Thursday it has asked the independent anti-corruption agency to investigate the territory’s leader over a $6.4 million payment he collected from an Australian engineering company while in office.… Continue Reading

Huawei confronts its ‘biggest challenge’ — internal graft

Image courtesy of HuaweiChina’s biggest telecommunications equipment maker has investigated 116 employees and turned four over to prosecutors for alleged graft.

Staffers in Huawei’s consumer and corporate sales units are suspected of taking bribes in China, according to a report Wednesday by the South China Morning Post, citing mainland outlets Caixin and the China Business News.… Continue Reading

Job: Consultant – Global Risk and Investigations Practice (Hong Kong)

Job Title: Consultant – Global Risk and Investigations Practice

Employer: FTI Consulting

Location: Hong Kong



Our Global Risk and Investigations practice conducts sophisticated research and investigations, uncovers actionable intelligence and performs value-added analysis to help decision-makers address and mitigate risk, protect assets, remediate compliance, make informed decisions regarding their investments and maximise opportunities.… Continue Reading