Monday Compliance News - Around the World

GCSG's Monday Compliance News is a compilation of some of the previous weeks interesting trade compliance, anti-bribery/corruption, fraud, and due diligence news bites, from around the world, that we deliver on Monday morning's.

UK's failure to deal with customs fraud could affect post-Brexit trade deal with the EU - IBTimes Co., Ltd.

"EU expected to seek 2bn from Britain for not stopping Chinese gangs undervaluing imported goods." (Click here for the article) - UK, European Union

China Indicts Former Statistics Bureau Director Wang for Bribery - Bloomberg

"Wang Baoan, former head of China's National Bureau of Statistics, was indicted on suspicion of accepting bribes, the official Xinhua News Agency reported Tuesday." (Click here for the article) - China

Brazilians fight back against corruption - with the help of a purple plug-in - theguardian

"Released before what is expected to be the highest general strike in decades, Colour of Corruption is an online political scorecard that details criminal allegations against members of the cabinet, the upper and lower houses of parliament, state governors, their deputies - and even the president." (Click here for the article) - Brazil

US President slaps first tariffs on Canadian lumber  - CNN Money

"The Trump administration is hitting Canada with stiff tariffs of up to 24% on lumber shipped into the United States." (Click here for the article) - USA

US Attorney General Stresses Continued FCPA Enforcement - Wall Street Journal

"The US attorney general stressed Monday that prosecutors won't relent in their pursuit of foreign-bribery cases." (Click here for the article) - USA

US Administration Launches National Security Probe on Steel Imports - Wall Street Journal

"The Trump administration has opened a wide-ranging probe into whether to curb steel imports in the name of national security, ramping up its campaign to give a more economic nationalist tinge to American trade policy." (Click here for the article) - USA

US administration launches investigation into aluminum imports - CNN

"President Donald Trump on Thursday will formally order an investigation into the effect of aluminum imports on US national security." (Click here for the article) - USA