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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


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


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


Proposed Disclosure of Beneficial Owners of Private Limited Companies, Limited Liability Partnerships and Foreign Branches
  • Baker McKenzie
  • Singapore
  • January 18 2017

The Accounting And Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA) recently announced proposals for a second round of changes to the Companies Act (CA). One of


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"


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"


General counsel update: 31 May 2012
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • Argentina, China, European Union, Hong Kong, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom
  • May 31 2012

This is the twenty-ninth in our series of General Counsel Updates which aim to summarise major developments in key areas


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


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