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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"


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


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


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 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”


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 Court of Appeal clarifies what constitutes insider trading
  • Rajah & Tann Asia LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 29 2012

In Lew Chee Fai Kevin v Monetary Authority of Singapore 2012 SGCA 12, the Singapore Court of Appeal rendered its first decision on what constitutes insider trading and discussed in detail the elements of insider trading under s 218(1) of te Securities & Futures Act ("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


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