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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

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"

Assessing business bribery risk for foreign companies operating in Singapore
  • TRACE International Inc
  • Singapore
  • September 2 2016

Singapore ranks 7th out 197 countries on the TRACE Matrix, with an overall risk score of 26. This indicates a low business bribery risk level with a

Regulatory updates - Asia Pacific insurance, June 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia
  • June 22 2015

On 27 March 2015, the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC) issued a notice relaxing the overseas investment rules it originally issued in

Corporate criminal liability - April 2016
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Australia, 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
  • 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

Fraud and inducement in Singapore and Malaysia
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • 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

Bridging the trust gap
  • Taylor Wessing
  • Singapore
  • September 26 2016

At the risk of over simplifying the subject, I would recommend that business leaders and companies remember the acronym "GRACE" ie Governance, Risk

The Financial Report September 17, 2015 - news from Asia and the Pacific
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Japan, Singapore
  • September 17 2015

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) identified compliance issues found during its proactive surveillance of responsible

Singapore High Court overturns district court judgment and acquits directors in relation to offences concerning disclosure under the Securities and Futures Act
  • Allen & Gledhill LLP
  • Singapore
  • August 30 2012

The Singapore High Court, in Madhavan Peter v Public Prosecutor and other appeals 2012 SGHV 153, overturned the District Court's judgment against independentnon-executive director Peter Madhavan ("Madhavan"), Chief Operating Officer Chong Keng Ban Johnson Chong ("Chong") and independentnon-executive director On Seow Yong ("Ong"

Directors' duties in relation to company announcements
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • March 31 2011

The decision of the District Court on 3 March 2011 in the case against the former directors of Airocean Group Ltd ("Airocean"), a company listed on the Sigapore Exchange ("SGX"), especially the severity of the sentence meted out against Peter Mahdavan - an independent non-executive director of Airocean - was surprising to many