Credit Suisse Hong Kong Pays $47 Million to United States Authorities to Resolve Investigations of Hiring Practices in Asia
Credit Suisse Hong Kong will pay $47 Million to the Department of Justice (DoJ) in United States to resolve investigations of hiring practices in Asia. The settlement is a non-prosecution agreement (no criminal charges) to resolve their investigation of hiring practices in the Asia Pacific region between 2007 and 2013. (Financial instituions
” Credit Suisse Hong Kong Pays $47 Million to United States Authorities to Resolve Investigations of Hiring Practices in Asia “
Since 2013, Credit Suisse has implemented numerous enhancements to its compliance and controls function, and it remains committed to upholding the highest standards of integrity and fair business practices in every jurisdiction in which it operates.
(United States authorities had been investigating if banks have hired relatives of government officials or powerful executives in Asia to increase chances of getting businesses & deals. This hiring practices would had infringed the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.)
Source: Official Press Release