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Singapore High Court dismisses claim in fraudulent misrepresentation, negligence, breach of contract and conspiracy

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • June 27 2014

The Singapore High Court in Straits Advisors Pte Ltd v Michael Deeb (alias Magdi Salah El- Deeb) & Ors considered a variety of claims made in

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

Public Prosecutor v Yeo Seow Hiong Edwin: Singapore District Court sentences accused to a total of 10 years' imprisonment for criminal breach of trust by a public servant and for forgery

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • Singapore
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  • April 22 2014

Offences concerning criminal breach of trust ("CBT") under ss 406 to 409 of the Penal Code have been described as a "sliding scale of severity". The

Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • Africa, Australia, China, European Union, France, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 15 2014

Most of the labour codes in force in francophone sub-Saharan Africa contain provisions which seek to prevent unfair competition practices among

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

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer 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

Two recent cases consider whether acting in conflict of interests amounts in itself to corruption

  • Wong Partnership
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  • Singapore, United Kingdom
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  • December 20 2013

Two recent cases on corruption provide further clarification as to what the offence entails. Both cases dealt with a situation where an employee

Singapore Court of Appeals overturns trial judge’s findings of fact and finds businessman liable for conspiracy to misappropriate funds

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • -
  • Singapore
  • -
  • October 30 2013

In Visionhealthone Corporation Pte Ltd v HD Holdings Pte Ltd & Ors, the Singapore Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the trial judge to find

International Regulatory Update 23-27 September 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • -
  • Australia, China, European Union, Germany, Global, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 1 2013

The UK government has launched a legal challenge with the European Courts of Justice (ECJ) on the remuneration provisions under the Capital

Corporate crime update August 2013 - China, SE Asia & India

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, USA, Vietnam
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  • August 19 2013

The SEC alleges that IBM bribed mainland and South Korean officials to win at least US$54 million in government contracts between 1998 and 2009

PP v Victorine Noella Wijeysingha 2013 SGHC 63 (Singapore, High Court, 8 February 2013)

  • Wong Partnership
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • May 31 2013

Under section 9(1) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, it is not necessary for an accused to have acted on the bribe for the offence of corruption