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Crossing borders: international arbitration insights

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • China, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
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  • August 19 2014

The International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) is the world’s leading trade association for participants in the market for over the

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

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

Prevention of Corruption Act: challenges in rebutting the presumption of corruption

  • Wong Partnership
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  • Singapore
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  • March 27 2013

A key issue in this case was the presumption of corruption where gratification has been received by a person employed by the Government, a government

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

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"

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

  • Wong Partnership
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  • Singapore
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  • 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

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

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

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