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Fraud and inducement in Singapore and Malaysia
  • DAC Beachcroft LLP
  • Malaysia, Singapore
  • October 6 2015

Never under-estimate the ingenuity of a director convicted of fraud. In Goldring, Timothy Nicholas v Public Prosecutor, two shareholder-directors of

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

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

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, Thailand, Laos, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea
  • 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

Singapore High Court considers issue of governing law in application to restrain call on an on-demand bond
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • February 25 2010

The Singapore High Court in Shanghai Electric Group Co Ltd v PT Merak Energi Indonesia & Anor had to consider an application to set aside an ex parte injunction previously granted to the plaintiff

Corruption updates lessons and warnings from 2014
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Singapore
  • January 28 2015

2014 has been an active year for the prosecution of corruption cases. In Singapore, the Court of Appeal in PP v Teo Chu Ha 2014 4 SLR 600 and PP v

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 Appeals overturns trial judge’s findings of fact and finds businessman liable for conspiracy to misappropriate funds
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • October 30 2013

In Visionhealthone Corporation Pte Ltd v HD Holdings Pte Ltd & Ors, the Singapore Court of Appeal overturned the decision of the trial judge to find

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