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Corporate Crime Update - January 2016 - China, South East Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, India, Pakistan, Singapore, Thailand
  • January 29 2016

Xiaobing Chang, the Chairman of the state-owned China Telecom Group, is being investigated by China's anti-graft body for "suspected serious


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


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


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


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


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"


Global employment pensions and incentives bulletin - November 2015
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, European Union, France, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore, Spain, Thailand
  • November 20 2015

With the global economy still in flux and the speed of recovery varying across temporal and geographic dimensions, it is a brave or foolish person


Corporate crime update August 2013 - China, SE Asia & India
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, USA, Vietnam
  • August 19 2013

The SEC alleges that IBM bribed mainland and South Korean officials to win at least US$54 million in government contracts between 1998 and 2009


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