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Bouvier and the billionaire Singapore Court of Appeal sets aside Mareva injunctions over assets of Swiss art dealer
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Singapore
  • September 15 2015

In Bouvier v Accent Delight International 2015 SGCA 45, the Singapore Court of Appeal set aside Mareva injunctions (otherwise known as freezing

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

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

Fraud and inducement in Singapore and Malaysia
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Malaysia, Singapore
  • October 6 2015

Never under-estimate the ingenuity of a director convicted of fraud. In Goldring, Timothy Nicholas v Public Prosecutor, two shareholder-directors of

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

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”

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

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"

Corporate Crime Update - July 2015 - China, South East Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, South Korea, Thailand, India, Laos, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore
  • July 31 2015

China's National Audit Office (NAO) has reportedly uncovered 16.9 billion yuan (around US$2.72 billion) worth of misused funds from the state's

The “insidious evil” of private and public corruption: no escaping custodial sentences for serious commercial bribery in Singapore
  • Morgan Lewis Stamford LLC
  • Singapore
  • June 24 2015

In a recent decision, the Singapore High Court (Court) has laid out guidelines for custodial sentences in cases of private corruption in Singapore