Category Archive for: ‘Anti-bribery and corruption’

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Picasso, diamonds and gambling – where are things up to on the 1MDB scandal?

1Malyasia Development Berhad (“1MDB”) has made international headlines again with international celebrities continuing to be embroiled in the scandal. We …

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“Secret Payments Utterly Unacceptable”: Australia to criminalise corrupt payments to union officials

This post was written by Natalie Caton. In a further step towards increased transparency and strengthening Australia’s anti-corruption laws and …

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Backing the wrong horse? Samsung executive arrested on alleged corruption and bribery charges

On Friday 17 February, Vice Chairman of Samsung Lee Jae-yong was arrested and detained on corruption and bribery charges. How …

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Australia introduces “false accounting” offences

As part of its efforts to strengthen its anti-bribery and corruption enforcement framework and comply with international obligations, the Australian …

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Is your business ready for the crackdown on transparency?

Last night, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (the ICIJ) made public a searchable database containing details of over 200,000 …

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Favourable investment research report = not-so-favourable results

Favourable research report ends in prison and ban from the financial services industry for ex-research head. On 25 February 2015 …

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FIFA scandal – lessons for Hong Kong financial institutions

The 2015 FIFA scandal and associated arrests and downfall of key FIFA officials, are not only sporting issues. They highlight …

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Success at any cost? Corporate dividends and the proceeds of crime

This article was co-written by Ian Hargreaves (Head of Investigations, Fraud and Compliance) and Daniel Burbeary (managing associate). The article …

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