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Asia Chronicle: Issue 3 - AprilJune 2016
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • China, India, Japan, Mauritius, Singapore
  • July 15 2016

It is common knowledge that Singapore and Mauritius are the two largest FDI contributors into India. As per the statistics published by the Indian


International Quarterly - Issue 18, 2016
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • Global, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • July 5 2016

Sub-clause 20.6 of the FIDIC Red Book is a good example of the express incorporation of an arbitration clause. The clause sits clearly within the


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


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


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"


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


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


Corporate criminal liability - April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Russia, Global, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, European Union, France, Germany, Asia-Pacific, Australia
  • 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


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”


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