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Global employment, pensions and incentives newsletter

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • 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 Appeal clarifies what constitutes insider trading

  • Rajah & Tann LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • February 29 2012

In Lew Chee Fai Kevin v Monetary Authority of Singapore 2012 SGCA 12, the Singapore Court of Appeal rendered its first decision on what constitutes insider trading and discussed in detail the elements of insider trading under s 218(1) of te Securities & Futures Act ("SFA"

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

  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
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  • Singapore
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  • 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

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

Asia anti-corruption report

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, USA, Vietnam
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  • July 19 2012

Welcome to the first edition of our Asia anti-corruption report

The Airocean decisions: duties of directors when making company announcements

  • Wong Partnership
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  • Singapore
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  • 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

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”

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