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Disputes Digest - April 2017
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union, Global, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • April 18 2017

Welcome to our Spring edition of Disputes Digest. In this edition, we look back at 2016 and summarise the key litigation and


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


Singapore Law Year in Review 2016 and Year to Come 2017
  • Linklaters LLP
  • Global, Singapore
  • January 5 2017

This Act is the most significant update of the Companies Act since 1999. Various provisions came into force in 2015 (Phase 1). The rest of the


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


Market impact not decisive factor in sentencing under Singapore's Securities And Futures Act
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Singapore
  • November 30 2016

Part XII of the Singapore Securities and Futures Act (“SFA”) prescribes a wide range of offences relating to market misconduct. One such


Singapore’s Banking Secrets - Not So Secret Anymore
  • K&L Gates
  • Singapore, USA
  • July 4 2016

Since 2008, the U.S. Government has largely focused its enforcement actions against Swiss banks that may have assisted U.S. taxpayers in evading


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


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


Financial litigation roundup - Winter 20162017
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • March 6 2017

This appeal to the Supreme Court was brought by BNY Mellon in its capacity as the trustee under certain Enhanced Capital Notes (ECN) issued by Lloyds