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Posts Tagged: Malaysia

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.… Continue Reading

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.

Rosmah Mansor, 66, will “face several charges” for her role in the 1MDB scandal, the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission said.… Continue Reading

Jho Low party boat sails into Malaysia

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

The Equanimity arrived at Malaysia’s Port Klang flanked by Malaysian navy boats. Images and videos of the vessel appeared on Twitter the same day.… Continue Reading

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.

Police in Malaysia said Najib stole about $10 million from a unit of 1MDB called SRC International.… Continue Reading

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.… Continue Reading