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Tey Tsun Hang v Public Prosecutor: former NUS Law professor acquitted of corruption charges on appeal

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Singapore
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  • April 22 2014

In a recent Magistrate's Appeal, the Singapore High Court overturned the conviction of former law professor Tey Tsun Hang ("Tey") after finding that

Singapore Court of Appeal upholds ruling on legal entitlement to assets of deposed Philippines premier, Ferdinand E Marcos

  • Locke Lord LLP
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  • Philippines, Singapore
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  • February 14 2014

In 1986, the President of the Philippines, Mr Ferdinand E. Marcos, was deposed by a non-violent coup later popularised as the ‘People Power

Osler’s insights on key developments in 2014 and their implications for Canadian business.

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 9 2014

Four securities regulatory developments in 2014 warrant special attention:The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed a new “permitted bid”

What to do at your federal sentencing: lessons learned from ex-Virginia Governor McDonnell

  • Montgomery McCracken Walker & Rhoads LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 7 2015

Yesterday, former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell was sentenced to two years in prison following his public corruption conviction for using the

Second Circuit reverses convictions in data-theft prosecution and narrowly interprets federal criminal statutes with important intellectual property implications

  • Foley Hoag LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2012

In February 2012, following oral argument, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued a brief order reversing Sergey Aleynikov’s convictions for violating the National Stolen Property Act, 18 U.S.C. 2314 (“NSPA”), and the Economic Espionage Act, 18 U.S.C. 1832(b) (“EEA”), and stating a longer opinion would follow

Commercial litigation: 10 significant developments in Australia in 2012

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Australia
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  • December 21 2012

In May 2012 the High Court upheld the original decision in favour of ASIC against the James Hardie directors and officers in relation to a misleading draft

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 8 2014

Ohio statewide primary elections took place on May 6. Incumbent Attorney General Mike DeWine (R) and challenger David Pepper (D) were nominated

State AGs in the news

  • Dickstein Shapiro LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 15 2014

Bernard Nash and Milton A. Marquis Hot News Blog Post: Think You're Not a Holder of Unclaimed Property? Think Again! All 50 states have unclaimed

SEC secures federal judge order against mayor based on control person liability

  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 3 2015

On January 28, 2015, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan entered a final judgment against Gary Burtka, the former

Ninth Circuit joins other circuits in ruling that honest services fraud conviction of a public official does not require a violation of state law

  • Day Pitney LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 10 2009

The Ninth Circuit recently ruled that the federal “honest services fraud” statute (18 U.S.C. 1346) establishes a uniform standard of conduct governing every public official nationwide and that the prosecution need not prove an independent violation of state law in order to secure a conviction