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Corruption updates lessons and warnings from 2014
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Singapore
  • January 28 2015

2014 has been an active year for the prosecution of corruption cases. In Singapore, the Court of Appeal in PP v Teo Chu Ha 2014 4 SLR 600 and PP v


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


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


Examining the parity principle in criminal sentencing
  • Rajah & Tann Singapore LLP
  • Singapore
  • August 6 2015

Under the parity principle, offenders participating in the same offence should generally incur similar criminal sentences. In the case of PP v Ng Sae


Tey Tsun Hang v Public Prosecutor: former NUS Law professor acquitted of corruption charges on appeal
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • 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


Prevention of Corruption Act: challenges in rebutting the presumption of corruption
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • 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


Whistleblowing considered in lenient sentencing in AEM-Evertech case
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore
  • 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


Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

The High Court found that the defendants, Barclays and Tricorona, had misused the claimant, CF Partners’, confidential information and awarded


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
  • Singapore
  • 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


Issues of corporate governance arising from Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd & Anor
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 4 2011

In Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken AB (Publ), Singapore Branch v Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd & Anor 2011 SGCA 22, the Singapore Court of Appeal had to consider the claims of two banks ("plaintiffs") against Asia Pacific Breweries (Singapore) Pte Ltd ("APBS") for the repayment of loans disbursed due to the fraud of its employee, Chia Teck Leng ("Chia"