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
Posts Tagged: 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
U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander Todd Dale Malaki admitted accepting cash, hotel expenses, and the services of a prostitute in return for providing classified U.S. Navy ship schedules and other internal Navy information to the boss of a Singapore-based defense contractor.… Continue Reading
A civilian formerly working for the U.S. Navy as a contracting supervisor in Asia was arrested Tuesday in connection with the huge bribery scandal involving Singapore-based contractor Glenn Defense Marine Asia (GDMA).… Continue Reading
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 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
A federal judge in Manhattan Friday authorized the Internal Revenue Service to issue summonses requiring Federal Express Corporation, DHL Express, United Parcel Service, Inc. and others to produce information about U.S.… Continue Reading
Thomas Kwok, one of Asia’s richest men, was convicted Friday of conspiring to bribe Hong Kong’s former number two official.
The nine-member jury deliberated five days after a four-month trial.… Continue Reading
Hong 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
China’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 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