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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

The Airocean appeal - the concepts of materiality and trade sensitive information

  • Colin Ng & Partners LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • September 18 2012

The concept of materiality applies to a wide spectrum of offences under the Securities and Futures Act Chapter 289, 2002 revised edition (“SFA”

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

The Airocean decisions: duties of directors when making company announcements

  • Wong Partnership
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  • Singapore
  • -
  • May 23 2011

Two decisions in relation to the failure by Airocean Group Limited ("Airocean") to announce investigations by the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau ("CPIB") have recently been issued

International Regulatory Update 23-27 September 2013

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • 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

Whistleblowing considered in lenient sentencing in AEM-Evertech case

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • January 10 2011

In our June 2010 update linked here we discussed the case of Ang Seng Thor, who was charged with corruption offences relating to the payment of kickbacks to customers of AEM-Evertech, the company of which he was CEO, in order to secure business for the company

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

Airocean directors cleared of disclosure offences under the Securities & Futures Act

  • Rajah & Tann LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • August 7 2012

The Securities and Futures Act ("SFA") sets out a number of disclosure requirements which listed companies are expected to comply with

Singapore High Court considers issue of governing law in application to restrain call on an on-demand bond

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • February 25 2010

The Singapore High Court in Shanghai Electric Group Co Ltd v PT Merak Energi Indonesia & Anor had to consider an application to set aside an ex parte injunction previously granted to the plaintiff

A higher standard of financial prudence and responsibility for banks Singapore Court of Appeal dismisses claims of defrauded banks

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • June 15 2011

In Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd 2011 SGCA 22, two international banks brought civil proceedings against Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd (“APBS”) for fraudulent acts perpetrated by APBS’s employee over a period of four years