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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”

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

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

A fiery dissertation - the third conviction under the UK Bribery Act 2010

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 30 2013

On 23 April 2013, Mr Yang Li was the third individual to be convicted under the UK Bribery Act 2010 after he attempted to bribe his tutor. Mr Li, a

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
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  • 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

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

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

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

First trial and conviction under Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 19 2014

Nazir Karigar was found guilty in August 2013 of agreeing to offer a bribe to an Air India and another Indian government official, contrary to

Abramoff sentenced to four years for corrupt activities

  • Wiley Rein LLP
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  • USA
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  • September 12 2008

On September 4, former lobbyist Jack Abramoff was sentenced to four years in prison for his role in a corruption scandal that brought down nearly a dozen government officials and Washington insiders

Moriarty Tribunal Report issues

  • Matheson
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  • Ireland
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  • July 29 2011

In March the long awaited second and final report of the Moriarty Tribunal of Inquiry established in 1997 was published

The new era of FCPA enforcement

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • August 29 2011

It has been over thirty years since the U.S. became the first country to pass anti-corruption legislation known as the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act