Corporations Articles

Identifying High-Risk Entities Owned By “Chinese Military Companies” on Section 1237 & E.O. 13959 List

 13th Recent U.S. regulations have targeted the risks posed by Chinese military companies, including 31 companies designated by the Department of Defense under Section 1237 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 1999 and later named in Executive Order 13959...

Peru’s Fishing Industry Involved in Laundering Money through GTO-Covered Miami Beach

An alleged money laundering scheme carried out by a family network based in Peru underscores how the Peruvian fishing industry has become a viable channel to clean illicit proceeds from a variety of predicate crimes. The network — composed of several immediate family...

U.S. Import Ban on Xinjiang Cotton Could Impact More Than 2,400 Chinese Firms

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced last Wednesday that shipments of cotton and cotton products from China’s Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps (XPCC) will be detained at all U.S. ports of entry.  CBP’s Withhold Release Order (WRO) applies to...

Chinese Social Credit Blacklists: A Trove of Public Data Hiding in Plain Sight

China’s development of the social credit system has led to a rich outpour of official documents and publicly available databases that shed light on corporate compliance and reputational issues. This data, which includes hundreds of blacklists for a variety of types of...