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Anti-Bribery and Corruption Review - May 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Italy, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, China, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia
  • 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 criminal liability - April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, USA, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Australia, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, European Union, France
  • April 26 2016

The survey looks at whether there is a concept of corporate criminal liability in a number of different jurisdictions. We consider the underlying


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


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


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


Financial Services and Regulatory - March 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia
  • March 29 2016

For more than five years now, the balance of payments of Indonesian reinsurance transactions has been in deficit with an average of 5.65 trillion


Corporate crime update August 2013 - China, SE Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, South Korea, Taiwan, USA, Vietnam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore
  • August 19 2013

The SEC alleges that IBM bribed mainland and South Korean officials to win at least US$54 million in government contracts between 1998 and 2009


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


The Airocean appeal - the concepts of materiality and trade sensitive information
  • Colin Ng & Partners LLP
  • Singapore
  • 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”