Macau Privacy Regulator Probes Sands China Over Data Transfer

Law360, New York (August 1, 2012, 8:10 PM EDT) -- An Asian subsidiary of Las Vegas Sands Corp., the resort empire of billionaire Sheldon Adelson currently embroiled in an employment suit by an ex-CEO who has linked the company to organized crime, announced Wednesday that it is being investigated by a Macau privacy regulator over the potentially illegal transfer of data to the U.S.

In a statement to the Hong Kong stock exchange Wednesday, Sands China Ltd. said its subsidiary, Venetian Macau Ltd., has received notification from Macau’s Office for Personal Data Protection that the regulator...
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