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Singapore district judge approves extradition
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • October 6 2016

In May 2016, we issued a client alert on the bribery case surrounding Glenn Defense and the U.S. Navy. In the latest development on 21 September 2016

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

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

Anti-Bribery and Corruption Review - May 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, China, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, USA, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Thailand, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy
  • May 6 2016

A draft Bill is pending before Parliament which is designed to amend the current Belgian legal principle of mutually exclusive liability of natural

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

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

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

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

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

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"