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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"


Regulatory updates - Asia Pacific insurance, June 2015
  • Baker & McKenzie
  • Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore
  • 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, USA, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Spain, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Japan, Luxembourg, Netherlands, OECD, Poland, Romania, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Australia, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, European Union, France
  • 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


Strict liability for failing to prevent bribery
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • April 27 2010

The United Kingdom's Bribery Act 2010 ('Act') makes bribery or being bribed on an offence


International Quarterly - Issue 18, 2016
  • Fenwick Elliott Solicitors
  • Global, Hong Kong, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom
  • July 5 2016

Sub-clause 20.6 of the FIDIC Red Book is a good example of the express incorporation of an arbitration clause. The clause sits clearly within the


Executive summary - July 2015
  • WongPartnership LLP
  • Singapore
  • July 2 2015

Singapore requirements to ensure the Singapore institutions are compliant with the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (“FATCA”) came into effect on


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


International regulatory update - 2 - 6 February 2015
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, Germany, Global, Hong Kong, India, Myanmar, Singapore, South Korea, United Kingdom
  • February 10 2015

International Regulatory Update 1 International Regulatory Update 2 - 6 February 2015 IN THIS WEEK'S NEWS Market Abuse Regulation: ESMA publishes


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