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Crossing borders: international arbitration insights
  • King & Wood Mallesons
  • China, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • 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
  • 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


Singapore High Court dismisses claim in fraudulent misrepresentation, negligence, breach of contract and conspiracy
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • June 27 2014

The Singapore High Court in Straits Advisors Pte Ltd v Michael Deeb (alias Magdi Salah El- Deeb) & Ors considered a variety of claims made in


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”


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


Tjong Mark Edward v. Public Prosecutor: graft acquittal overturned by the Singapore High Court
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • April 8 2015

In a recent decision, the Singapore High Court held that corruption is possible even if the agent discussed the idea of a reward with the third party


Two recent cases consider whether acting in conflict of interests amounts in itself to corruption
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • 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


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


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"


Court of Appeal reiterates zero tolerance policy towards corruption
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Singapore
  • September 26 2014

In the recent decision of Public Prosecutor v Teo Chu Ha 2014 SGCA 45 ("Teo Chu Ha"), the Singapore Court of Appeal ("CA") reversed the Singapore