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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


Corporate Crime Update - March 2016 - China, South East Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Taiwan, China, India, Singapore
  • March 31 2016

On 25 February 2016, China released the draft amendments to its Anti-Unfair Competition Law (the "AUCL") for public comment. The AUCL contains


Financial Services and Regulatory - March 2016
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore
  • March 29 2016

For more than five years now, the balance of payments of Indonesian reinsurance transactions has been in deficit with an average of 5.65 trillion


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


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


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"


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


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


Financial litigation roundup - Autumn 2014
  • RPC
  • Hong Kong, Singapore, United Kingdom
  • December 3 2014

The High Court found that the defendants, Barclays and Tricorona, had misused the claimant, CF Partners’, confidential information and awarded


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