An investigation into an investigation of HSBC

In 2012 HSBC paid a $1.9bn fine for sanctions violations. It could have been much worse

  • Some observers complained that the government should have brought criminal charges against the bank instead, even if that led to the loss of its American licence and, as a result, its potential collapse.
  • An international tribunal delivers a blow to China’s claims in the South China Sea
  • How China sells its state-owned enterprises matters as much as whether it does
  • Their 245-page report, published this week, concludes that big banks were seen as “too big to jail”.
  • Why China should accept a damning international ruling

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@TheEconomist: “In 2012 HSBC paid a $1.9bn fine for sanctions violations. It could have been much worse”


An investigation into an investigation of HSBC


An investigation into an investigation of HSBC