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Women in law shattering ceilings,Achieving work-life balance,getting to the top and more
  • SyCip Salazar Hernandez & Gatmaitan
  • China, Global, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Malaysia, Middle East, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea
  • August 11 2016

Background checks help organizations understand who they are really doing business with. Thomson Reuters Enhanced Due Diligence Reports deliver a


Anti-bribery and corruption guide: Singapore
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • Singapore
  • August 1 2016

Singapore’s main anti-bribery legislation, the Prevention of Corruption Act (“PCA”) covers both public and private bribery and targets both


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"


Anti-Bribery and Corruption Review - May 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Czech Republic, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Russia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Japan
  • May 6 2016

A draft Bill is pending before Parliament which is designed to amend the current Belgian legal principle of mutually exclusive liability of natural


Corporate Crime Update - March 2016 - China, South East Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Singapore, Taiwan, China, India
  • March 31 2016

On 25 February 2016, China released the draft amendments to its Anti-Unfair Competition Law (the "AUCL") for public comment. The AUCL contains


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


Corporate Crime Update - January 2016 - China, South East Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Thailand, China, India, Pakistan, Singapore
  • January 29 2016

Xiaobing Chang, the Chairman of the state-owned China Telecom Group, is being investigated by China's anti-graft body for "suspected serious


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


A higher standard of financial prudence and responsibility for banks Singapore Court of Appeal dismisses claims of defrauded banks
  • White & Case LLP
  • Singapore
  • 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


Asia Chronicle: Issue 3 - AprilJune 2016
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • China, India, Japan, Mauritius, Singapore
  • July 15 2016

It is common knowledge that Singapore and Mauritius are the two largest FDI contributors into India. As per the statistics published by the Indian